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Internet Providers in Amston, Connecticut
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Internet Access in Amston, Connecticut
Currently, there are 5 ISPs in Amston with home service, and a total of 9 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 Cable and DSL, with close to one hundred percent and 91.31% 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 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
9.0% of consumers in Amston300 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Amston, Connecticut
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||99.5%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||1m 21s||91.3%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Amston
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Amston to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Amston||11 Mbps||5||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +534.6 Mbps )||19 ( +14 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +150.3 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +169.9 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +175.6 Mbps )||24 ( +19 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +168.1 Mbps )||9 ( +4 )||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|