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Internet providers in 06450

Find internet providers serving the 06450 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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06450 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable3.670%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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06450 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 06450 ZIP code 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 06450 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 38% of those living in the 06450 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 06450 area, and 96.52% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 06450, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Meriden

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Cox 171 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
Xfinity 129 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 06450

The largest internet providers serving the 06450 ZIP code are Cox, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Cox is available to nearly all in the 06450 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Meriden’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 06450 ZIP code.

Cox cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to all households in the 06450 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 06450 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Meriden, $49.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Meriden, $1.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 06450 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Meriden's providers, 138 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 the 06450 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 06450 ZIP 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 Meriden, $49.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Meriden, $1.79.

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 06450 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Meriden's providers, 138 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 the 06450 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 06450 ZIP 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 Meriden, $49.99.

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 Meriden, $1.79.

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 06450 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Meriden's providers, 138 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 06450 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 06450 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 3.670% of households in 06450. The next fastest internet provider in the 06450 ZIP code is Cox, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 06450 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Meriden, $49.99.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.