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Internet providers in 06706

Find internet providers serving the 06706 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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06706 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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06706 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 06706 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 06706 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 40% of those living in the 06706 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 06706 area, and 91.36% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 06706, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Waterbury

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 181 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 06706

The largest internet providers serving the 06706 ZIP code are Xfinity, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 06706 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Waterbury’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 06706 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 06706 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 06706 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 Waterbury, $54.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waterbury, $1.90.

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 06706 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waterbury's providers, 83 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 06706 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 06706 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Waterbury, $54.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waterbury, $1.90.

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 06706 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Waterbury's providers, 83 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 the 06706 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 06706 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 Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Waterbury, $54.99.

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 Waterbury, $1.90.

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 06706 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Waterbury's providers, 83 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 06706 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 06706 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 06706. The next fastest internet provider in the 06706 ZIP code is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 06706 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waterbury, $54.99.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.

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.

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.