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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL94%
Optimum $30 20 - 400 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Stratford internet service at a glance

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

There are four internet providers serving the Stratford area, and 93.77% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Stratford's four internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Stratford

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

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Stratford residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 100% of the area. Stratford’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Stratford 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 Stratford covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Stratford 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 Stratford, $41.99.

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 Stratford, $2.62.

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 Stratford. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Stratford's providers, 119 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

100%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in Stratford covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Stratford 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 Stratford, $41.99.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Stratford, $2.62.

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 Stratford. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Stratford's providers, 119 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 Stratford covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Stratford 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 Stratford, $41.99.

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 Stratford, $2.62.

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 Stratford. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Stratford's providers, 119 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in Stratford with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Stratford. The next fastest internet provider in Stratford is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Stratford with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Stratford, $41.99.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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%.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.