Broadband Service in Connecticut

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INTERNET ACCESS IN Connecticut

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COVERAGE BY COUNTY

Connecticut Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.
99%
99% BROADBAND COVERAGE
4%
4% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

43.6

2nd

BROADBAND SPEEDS

99.0%

of Connecticuters have access to wired broadband 25mbps or faster.

99.0%

of Connecticuters have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

2.3%

of Connecticuters have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

99.8%

of Connecticuters have access to wireline service.

1.1%

of Connecticuters have access to fiber-optic service.

98.9%

of Connecticuters have access to cable service.

96.8%

of Connecticuters have access to DSL service.

WIRELESS COVERAGE

100.0%

of Connecticuters have access to mobile broadband service.

0.0%

of Connecticuters have access to fixed wireless service.

Top 5 Fastest cities in Connecticut

CityAvg. Download SpeedNo. of Providers
1.Cos Cob100.2 MBPS15 Providers
2.Southport99.3 MBPS14 Providers
3.East Hartland96.4 MBPS11 Providers
4.Guilford89.4 MBPS13 Providers
5.Old Greenwich81.1 MBPS15 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in Connecticut

ProviderAvg. Download Speed
Optimum by Altice52.6 MBPS
Charter Spectrum49.4 MBPS
XFINITY from Comcast44.2 MBPS
Cox Communications40.4 MBPS
Frontier Communications8.4 MBPS

GOV'T FUNDING

  • Since 2010, Connecticut State Broadband Initiative has been awarded $3,782,938 in federal grants for Connecticut's Broadband Initiative.
  • Another $93,855,029, accounting for 2.7% of all federal infrastructure grants, was awarded to broadband infrastructure projects in Connecticut.
  • Since 2011, access to a wired connection of at least 10mbps has improved from 97.7% to 99.7% of Connecticuters.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 74 internet providers in Connecticut.
  • There are 35,000 people in Connecticut without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 134,000 people in Connecticut that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 8,000 people in Connecticut don't have any wired internet providers available where they live.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Connecticut CITIES

Average speed over time
Amston99.7%8 providers
Ansonia99.9%12 providers
Ashford98.6%10 providers
Avon99.5%11 providers
Beacon Falls99.8%11 providers
Berlin99.8%11 providers
Bethany99.9%13 providers
Bethel99.6%13 providers
Bloomfield99.1%14 providers
Bolton99.6%10 providers
Branford99.1%13 providers
Bridgeport100.0%19 providers
Bristol99.8%14 providers
Broad Brook97.4%9 providers
Brookfield99.8%15 providers
Brooklyn100.0%11 providers
Burlington100.0%10 providers
Canterbury99.8%10 providers
Canton99.8%12 providers
Cheshire97.7%14 providers
Chester98.7%10 providers
Clinton99.5%11 providers
Colchester99.2%10 providers
Columbia100.0%11 providers
Cos Cob100.0%15 providers
Coventry100.0%11 providers
Cromwell98.6%13 providers
Danbury99.6%17 providers
Danielson99.4%12 providers
Darien100.0%12 providers
Dayville99.3%10 providers
Deep River99.5%12 providers
Derby99.8%14 providers
Durham99.7%10 providers
East Granby97.8%13 providers
East Haddam99.2%10 providers
East Hampton99.3%11 providers
East Hartford99.3%16 providers
East Haven99.8%11 providers
East Lyme99.1%13 providers
East Windsor99.1%13 providers
Easton100.0%11 providers
Ellington99.2%12 providers
Enfield90.8%11 providers
Fairfield100.0%16 providers
Farmington99.8%17 providers
Gales Ferry100.0%10 providers
Glastonbury99.4%13 providers
Granby99.2%11 providers
Greenwich100.0%17 providers
Groton97.9%14 providers
Guilford99.8%13 providers
Hamden99.5%18 providers
Hartford97.7%21 providers
Harwinton99.9%12 providers
Hebron99.9%10 providers
Higganum99.8%11 providers
Jewett City99.4%11 providers
Killingworth99.7%11 providers
Lebanon99.8%12 providers
Ledyard98.4%12 providers
Litchfield100.0%12 providers
Madison99.7%12 providers
Manchester98.5%14 providers
Mansfield Center99.8%12 providers
Marlborough100.0%11 providers
Meriden99.1%14 providers
Middlebury98.8%13 providers
Middletown99.0%16 providers
Milford100.0%16 providers
Monroe99.3%13 providers
Moosup97.4%9 providers
Mystic100.0%13 providers
Naugatuck99.7%11 providers
New Britain98.5%15 providers
New Canaan100.0%11 providers
New Fairfield99.9%12 providers
New Hartford99.9%12 providers
New Haven99.8%18 providers
New London91.3%11 providers
New Milford99.8%12 providers
Newington99.3%15 providers
Newtown99.9%12 providers
Niantic92.5%10 providers
North Branford99.9%10 providers
North Grosvenordale100.0%9 providers
North Haven99.8%12 providers
North Stonington99.5%9 providers
Northford99.8%10 providers
Norwalk100.0%17 providers
Norwich99.1%11 providers
Oakdale99.5%9 providers
Oakville100.0%11 providers
Old Greenwich100.0%15 providers
Old Lyme99.0%11 providers
Old Saybrook99.4%13 providers
Orange100.0%16 providers
Oxford99.6%12 providers
Pawcatuck100.0%12 providers
Plainfield98.1%9 providers
Plainville100.0%14 providers
Plantsville98.8%12 providers
Pomfret Center99.1%12 providers
Portland99.6%12 providers
Preston99.6%11 providers
Prospect99.9%14 providers
Putnam100.0%11 providers
Redding100.0%11 providers
Ridgefield99.6%13 providers
Riverside100.0%14 providers
Rocky Hill97.3%12 providers
Salem99.9%9 providers
Sandy Hook100.0%11 providers
Seymour99.9%12 providers
Shelton99.4%15 providers
Simsbury98.8%11 providers
Somers77.4%10 providers
South Glastonbury97.2%10 providers
South Windsor99.4%11 providers
Southbury100.0%11 providers
Southington98.9%17 providers
Southport100.0%14 providers
Stafford Springs93.8%12 providers
Stamford100.0%19 providers
Stonington100.0%10 providers
Storrs Mansfield92.7%11 providers
Stratford100.0%17 providers
Suffield97.5%11 providers
Terryville99.9%11 providers
Thomaston100.0%14 providers
Thompson99.5%10 providers
Tolland99.9%12 providers
Torrington100.0%13 providers
Trumbull100.0%13 providers
Uncasville99.7%12 providers
Unionville99.7%10 providers
Vernon Rockville98.0%14 providers
Wallingford99.7%16 providers
Waterbury98.9%16 providers
Waterford99.9%12 providers
Watertown100.0%16 providers
West Hartford97.7%18 providers
West Haven99.3%13 providers
West Simsbury99.8%9 providers
Westbrook99.8%13 providers
Weston100.0%12 providers
Westport100.0%16 providers
Wethersfield99.5%14 providers
Willimantic100.0%12 providers
Willington97.9%9 providers
Wilton100.0%17 providers
Windsor98.9%14 providers
Windsor Locks99.7%12 providers
Winsted99.5%12 providers
Wolcott99.9%10 providers
Woodbridge100.0%14 providers
Woodbury99.9%11 providers
Woodstock100.0%12 providers
Last Updated on 11/30/2017.

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