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Internet providers in 06484

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06484 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable5.610%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable25%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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06484 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 06484 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 06484 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 48% of those living in the 06484 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 06484 area, and 96.88% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 06484, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Shelton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 98 Mbps 6 Mbps Cable
Optimum 121 Mbps 25 Mbps Cable
Xfinity 166 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 06484

The largest internet providers serving the 06484 ZIP code are Xfinity, Optimum, and HughesNet bringing cable and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 06484 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 25% of the area. Shelton’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 06484 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 06484 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 06484 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, $51.66.

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 Shelton, $0.38.

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 06484 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Shelton's providers, 190 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

25%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 06484 ZIP code, covering 25% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 06484 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 Shelton, $51.66.

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 Shelton, $0.38.

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 06484 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 25% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Shelton's providers, 190 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 06484 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 06484 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Shelton, $51.66.

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 Shelton, $0.38.

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 06484 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Shelton's providers, 190 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 06484 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 06484 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 06484. The next fastest internet provider in the 06484 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 5.610% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 06484 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Shelton, $51.66.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.