Internet Service Providers in Bridgewater, Connecticut

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Residential Internet Statistics for Bridgewater, CT
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 88.49 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.29%

Internet Access in Bridgewater, Connecticut

FCC data is the backbone of Bridgewater-area coverage data described on BroadbandNow. We've crunched 607 rows of governmental and privatized data on broadband access in Bridgewater. There is currently a lack of meaningful speed test information for the Bridgewater area — 94 IP-verifiable records over the most recent 12 months. Locals should take note of the official plan speeds shown above.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the main Internet options in Bridgewater.

Spectrum is another common broadband choice in Bridgewater. They offer Cable connections in near one hundred percent of the area.

Cable providers like Spectrum and DSL providers like Frontier Communications make up the main Internet service types with availability in Bridgewater.

To summarize, Bridgewater's broadband access is not high — most blocks in the area have around 1 provider available. Extremely few residents have no broadband-capable companies at all, however. So, the broadband there is relatively equally spread out. View the map to see how coverage varies between census blocks in Bridgewater, and compare real-world speed test statistics between the most common providers.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bridgewater, Connecticut

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bridgewater, Connecticut

  • Spectrum - 99.7% Availability in Bridgewater - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Frontier - 96.9% Availability in Bridgewater - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Bridgewater - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Bridgewater - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Bridgewater is the 145th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of New Milford and New Fairfield, but behind Brookfield, Southbury, and Roxbury.

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

Approximately 700 people in Litchfield 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 97% of Bridgewater 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 Litchfield County, approximately 2,000 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 Bridgewater

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 99.7%+ 940 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 96.9%+ 115 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 940 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 94.1%+ 115 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 49.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 8.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Connecticut Education Network Fiber 0.3%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Bridgewater to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bridgewater 88.5 Mbps 4 $0.22 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +260.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +18.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +11.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +23.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +26.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )