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Internet providers in West Hartford, CT

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West Hartford, CT internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL89%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 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 cable, which covers 99% of West Hartford residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in West Hartford, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

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 $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in West Hartford

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

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all West Hartford residents, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. West Hartford’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of West Hartford residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in West Hartford covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in West Hartford 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 West Hartford, $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 West Hartford, $2.47.

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 West Hartford. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all West Hartford's providers, 69 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 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, $41.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in West Hartford, $2.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 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, 69 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 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in West Hartford, $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 West Hartford, $2.47.

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, 69 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in West Hartford with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in West Hartford. The next fastest internet provider in West Hartford is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.