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Internet providers in 06787

Find internet providers serving the 06787 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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06787 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable16%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable95%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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06787 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 06787 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 06787 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 21% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Thomaston, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 06787 area, and 99.20% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 06787, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Thomaston

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 223 Mbps 8 Mbps Cable
Optimum 154 Mbps 27 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 06787

The largest internet providers serving the 06787 ZIP code are Xfinity, Optimum, and HughesNet bringing cable and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to many in the 06787 ZIP code, covering 16% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 95% of the area. Thomaston’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 06787 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

16%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 06787 ZIP code, covering 16% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 06787 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 Thomaston, $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 Thomaston, $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 06787 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 16% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Thomaston's providers, 163 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

95%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 06787 ZIP code, covering 95% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 06787 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 Thomaston, $51.99.

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 Thomaston, $0.54.

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 06787 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Thomaston'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 the 06787 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 06787 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 Thomaston, $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 Thomaston, $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 06787 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Thomaston's providers, 163 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 06787 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 06787 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 16% of households in 06787. The next fastest internet provider in the 06787 ZIP code is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 06787 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Thomaston, $51.99.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.