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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable99%
Optimum $30 20 - 400 MbpsCable3.192%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Ridgefield internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Ridgefield 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 Ridgefield area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Ridgefield residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Ridgefield, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Ridgefield area, and 97.26% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ridgefield's five internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Ridgefield

The largest internet providers in Ridgefield are Frontier, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Ridgefield.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Ridgefield residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Ridgefield’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Ridgefield residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Ridgefield covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Ridgefield 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 Ridgefield, $39.59.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ridgefield, $2.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Ridgefield. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ridgefield's providers, 135 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Ridgefield covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Ridgefield, $39.59.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ridgefield, $2.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Ridgefield. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Ridgefield's providers, 135 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 Ridgefield covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ridgefield 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 Ridgefield, $39.59.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ridgefield, $2.47.

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 Ridgefield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ridgefield's providers, 135 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in Ridgefield with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 3.192% of households in Ridgefield. The next fastest internet provider in Ridgefield is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Ridgefield with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ridgefield, $39.59.

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.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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%.