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Internet providers in 06870

Find internet providers serving the 06870 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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06870 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL2.780%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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06870 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 06870 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 06870 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 12% of those living in the 06870 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 06870 area, and 96.61% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 06870, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Old Greenwich

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 72 Mbps 57 Mbps DSL
Optimum 126 Mbps 27 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 06870

The largest internet providers serving the 06870 ZIP code are Optimum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Optimum is available to nearly all in the 06870 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Old Greenwich’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 06870 ZIP code.

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 the 06870 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 06870 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 Old Greenwich, $55.99.

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 Old Greenwich, $0.35.

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 06870 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Old Greenwich's providers, 114 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 06870 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 06870 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 Old Greenwich, $55.99.

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 Old Greenwich, $0.35.

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 06870 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Old Greenwich's providers, 114 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 06870 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 06870 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 Old Greenwich, $55.99.

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 Old Greenwich, $0.35.

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 06870 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Old Greenwich's providers, 114 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 06870 frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in the 06870 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 06870. The next fastest internet provider in the 06870 ZIP code is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 2.780% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in the 06870 ZIP with service starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Old Greenwich, $55.99.

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.

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%.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.