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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL94%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable99%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable3.999%
Optimum $30 20 - 400 MbpsCable22%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Shelton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Shelton 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 Shelton area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Shelton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Shelton, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Shelton area, and 94.64% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Shelton's six internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Shelton

The largest internet providers in Shelton are Frontier, Xfinity, and Optimum bringing DSL and cable options to Shelton.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Shelton residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Shelton’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 22% of Shelton residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Shelton covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Shelton 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 Shelton, $40.49.

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 Shelton, $1.76.

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 Shelton. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Shelton's providers, 162 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 Shelton covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Shelton 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 Shelton, $40.49.

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 Shelton, $1.76.

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 Shelton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Shelton's providers, 162 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

22%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to some, but not many households in Shelton covering 22% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Optimum start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Shelton, $40.49.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Shelton, $1.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Shelton. These download speeds are available to 22% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Shelton's providers, 162 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Shelton, you’ll likely have options from cable and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Shelton, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Shelton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Shelton at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Shelton at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Shelton residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in Shelton with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 22% of households in Shelton. The next fastest internet provider in Shelton is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 3.999% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Shelton with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Shelton, $40.49.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

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.

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.