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Internet providers in 06053

Find internet providers serving the 06053 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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06053 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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06053 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 06053 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 06053 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 38% of those living in the 06053 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 06053 area, and 94.25% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 06053, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in New Britain

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 182 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 06053

The largest internet providers serving the 06053 ZIP code are Xfinity, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 06053 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. New Britain’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 06053 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 06053 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 06053 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 New Britain, $54.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in New Britain, $1.90.

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 06053 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all New Britain's providers, 83 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 06053 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 06053 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in New Britain, $54.99.

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 New Britain, $1.90.

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 06053 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all New Britain's providers, 83 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 06053 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 06053 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 New Britain, $54.99.

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 New Britain, $1.90.

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 06053 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all New Britain's providers, 83 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 06053 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 06053 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 06053. The next fastest internet provider in the 06053 ZIP code is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 06053 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in New Britain, $54.99.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.