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Internet providers in Ridgefield, CT

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Ridgefield, CT internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable3.192%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Ridgefield internet service at a glance

At 100%, 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 DSL, which covers 100% of Ridgefield residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 82% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 19% of those living in Ridgefield.

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 $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Ridgefield

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Optimum 167 Mbps 32 Mbps Cable
Xfinity 230 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Ridgefield

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

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

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Ridgefield, $51.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ridgefield, $0.54.

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 Ridgefield. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ridgefield's providers, 163 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 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Ridgefield, $51.99.

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 Ridgefield, $0.54.

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, 163 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 Ridgefield covering 100% of the area.

Viasat 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 Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Ridgefield, $51.99.

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 Ridgefield, $0.54.

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 Ridgefield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ridgefield's providers, 163 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Ridgefield with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Ridgefield. The next fastest internet provider in Ridgefield is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 3.192% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Ridgefield with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ridgefield, $51.99.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.