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Internet providers in Putnam, CT

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Putnam, CT internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 12 MbpsDSL92%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable3.459%
Atlantic Broadband $39.99 50 - 120 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Putnam internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Putnam 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 Putnam area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Putnam residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Putnam, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Putnam area, and 91.67% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Putnam's five internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 120 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Putnam

The largest internet providers in Putnam are Frontier, Atlantic Broadband, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Putnam.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Putnam residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Atlantic Broadband, which covers 100% of the area. Putnam’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Putnam residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Putnam covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Putnam to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Putnam, $44.59.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Putnam, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Putnam. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Putnam's providers, 56 Mbps.

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Atlantic Broadband cable internet

Provider

Atlantic Broadband

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

120 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Atlantic Broadband offers broadband to all households in Putnam covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Atlantic Broadband start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Putnam, $44.59.

Atlantic Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Putnam, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Atlantic Broadband offers download speeds up to 120 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Putnam. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Putnam's providers, 56 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Putnam 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Putnam, $44.59.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Putnam, $0.76.

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 Putnam. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Putnam's providers, 56 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Atlantic Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Putnam with download speeds up to 120 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Putnam. The next fastest internet provider in Putnam is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 3.459% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Putnam with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Putnam, $44.59.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.

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%.