Internet Service Providers in Amston, Connecticut

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Residential Internet Statistics for Amston, CT
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 11.65 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.47%

Internet Access in Amston, Connecticut

Currently, there are 4 ISPs in Amston with home service, and a total of 8 including specialized business and mobile providers such as XFINITY from Comcast and Crown Castle Fiber.

According to recent government reports, 8.99 percent of Amston residents are limited to only one choice for home Internet.

Taking a look at network tech installed around the city, we see that the most common physical wire broadband tech infrastructures are DSL and Cable, with 91.31% and close to one hundred percent respectively. Cable internet connections are marketed by traditional residential television companies, using already-built coaxial cable TV networks. Cable can often make sense for Amston residents due to the strong mix of speed and value. DSL is delivered by twisted copper telephone wires by companies like Frontier Communications that own copper phone wires. DSL is the slowest of all other major Internet options.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread choice in Amston. They are available to near one hundred percent of Amston census blocks. HughesNet is the most likely second choice in the area, serving close to one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan listed by HughesNet for Amston is 25 Mbps download.

Coverage data found here comes from FCC reported data. Providers in Amston are required by law to submit coverage data biannually. By leveraging direct agreements with ISPs nationally, BroadbandNow is able to analyze and improve public datasets against privatized data including lit addresses reported by Internet providers. Between 2014–2021 we processed 749 rows of data on Internet access in Amston. The speed averages shown here are calculated from real-world speed tests from the Amston area from M-Labs, which is integrated with Google as well as BroadbandNow.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Amston, Connecticut

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Amston, Connecticut

  • Xfinity - 99.5% Availability in Amston - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Frontier - 91.3% Availability in Amston - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Amston - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Amston - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Amston is the 212th most connected city in Connecticut behind Hebron, East Hampton, Marlborough, Columbia, and Colchester.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 1,000 people in Tolland County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 91% of Amston residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Tolland County, approximately 5,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Amston

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.5%+ 1,200 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 91.3%+ 115 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 97.1%+ 115 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 8.8%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Amston to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Amston 11.7 Mbps 4 $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +337.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +95.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +88 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +100 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +103.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )