Internet providers in Waterford, CT

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Waterford, CT internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL96%
Atlantic Broadband $39.99 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Waterford internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Waterford 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 Waterford area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Waterford residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Waterford, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Waterford area, and 96.32% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Waterford's four internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Waterford

The largest internet providers in Waterford are Frontier, Atlantic Broadband, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Waterford.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Waterford residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Atlantic Broadband, which covers 100% of the area. Waterford’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Waterford residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Waterford covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Waterford 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 Waterford, $44.49.

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 Waterford, $1.93.

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 Waterford. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waterford's providers, 269 Mbps.

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Atlantic Broadband cable internet

Provider

Atlantic Broadband

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Atlantic Broadband offers broadband to all households in Waterford covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Atlantic Broadband start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Waterford, $44.49.

Atlantic Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waterford, $1.93.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Atlantic Broadband offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Waterford. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waterford's providers, 269 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 Waterford covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Waterford 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 Waterford, $44.49.

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 Waterford, $1.93.

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 Waterford. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waterford's providers, 269 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Atlantic Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Waterford with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Waterford. The next fastest internet provider in Waterford is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Waterford with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waterford, $44.49.

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.

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.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.