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Internet providers in Derby, CT

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Derby, CT internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable11%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Derby internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Derby is comparable to the rest of Connecticut - 100%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Derby area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Derby residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 90% of those living in Derby.

There are five internet providers serving the Derby area, and 94.29% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Derby's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Derby

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 277 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
Optimum 101 Mbps 21 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Derby

The largest internet providers in Derby are Xfinity, Optimum, and HughesNet bringing cable and satellite options to Derby.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Derby residents, covering 99% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 11% of the area. Derby’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Derby residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Derby covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Derby residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Derby, $51.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Derby, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Derby. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Derby's providers, 163 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to a limited number of households in Derby covering 11% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Derby residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Derby, $51.99.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Derby, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Derby. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Derby's providers, 163 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Derby covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Derby where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Derby, $51.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Derby, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Derby. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Derby's providers, 163 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Derby with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Derby. The next fastest internet provider in Derby is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 11% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Derby with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Derby, $51.99.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.