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Internet providers in West Hartford, CT

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West Hartford, CT internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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West Hartford internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in West Hartford 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 West Hartford area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of West Hartford residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 85% of those living in West Hartford.

There are four internet providers serving the West Hartford area, and 89.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among West Hartford's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in West Hartford

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 189 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in West Hartford

The largest internet providers in West Hartford are Xfinity, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to West Hartford.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all West Hartford residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. West Hartford’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of West Hartford residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in West Hartford covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but West Hartford 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 West Hartford, $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 West Hartford, $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 West Hartford. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all West Hartford'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 West Hartford covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of West Hartford 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 West Hartford, $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 West Hartford, $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 West Hartford. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all West Hartford'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 West Hartford covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of West Hartford 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 West Hartford, $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 West Hartford, $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 West Hartford. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all West Hartford's providers, 83 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in West Hartford with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in West Hartford. The next fastest internet provider in West Hartford is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in West Hartford with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in West Hartford, $54.99.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.

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%.

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.