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Internet providers in Litchfield, CT

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Litchfield, CT internet providers

Provider
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Litchfield internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Litchfield 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 Litchfield area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Litchfield residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Litchfield, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Litchfield area, and 99.53% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Litchfield's four internet providers, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Litchfield

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Optimum 203 Mbps 29 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Litchfield

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

Cable internet from Optimum is available to nearly all Litchfield residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Litchfield’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Litchfield residents.

Optimum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in Litchfield covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Litchfield 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 Litchfield, $57.49.

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 Litchfield, $0.51.

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 Litchfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Litchfield's providers, 150 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 Litchfield covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Litchfield 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Litchfield, $57.49.

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 Litchfield, $0.51.

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 Litchfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Litchfield's providers, 150 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Litchfield covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Litchfield 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 Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Litchfield, $57.49.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Litchfield, $0.51.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Litchfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Litchfield's providers, 150 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in Litchfield with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Litchfield. The next fastest internet provider in Litchfield is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Litchfield with plans starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Litchfield, $57.49.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.