Internet Providers in Chaplin, Connecticut
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Residential Internet Statistics for Chaplin, CT
|Wired Internet Providers:||2|
|Average Speed Test Result:||46.17 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||940 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0.31%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Chaplin, Connecticut
Internet Access in Chaplin, Connecticut
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most availability in Chaplin. HughesNet is also widely available.
Spectrum provides an second choice. They offer a maximum speed of 940 Mbps. There are also 2 providers in Chaplin with specialized enterprise and smb subscriptions like T1 and MPLS. The small business providers listed here include all providers with explicit business services on their website, but home providers often have unlisted business options as well.
As of the latest government reports, 19.81 percent of residents are limited to a single choice for home Internet service, or none.
Looking at network tech installed in the city, the most prevalent physical wire broadband Internet technology infrastructures are Cable and DSL, with practically one hundred percent and 80.42% respectively. Cable connections are sold by traditional cable TV corporations, leveraging their existing TV network connections. Cable often makes sense for Chaplin residents because of the strong speeds in an attainable price range. Telephone providers are the main source for DSL service, which makes technical sense because DSL sends data via telephone lines. As copper wires go, the twisted and bundled copper construction of telephone lines results in a lower bandwidth ceiling compared to more modern techs like cable and several times less than fiber.
Broadband access stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of government data and privatized data collected from providers, or through unlisted sources. Statistics about speed and performance data is sourced from M-Labs, the speed test utility integrated into BroadbandNow and Google queries.  The BroadbandNow researchers have manually validated package price and plan details on 195 broadband plans in Chaplin as of 2021.
- There are 9 internet providers in Chaplin with 4 of those offering residential service
- Chaplin is the 149th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of Mansfield Center, Hampton, and Ashford, but behind North Windham and Storrs Mansfield.
- Explore internet access for communities within Chaplin: Mansfield Center
Internet Statistics 2021
19.8% of consumers in Chaplin400 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 Chaplin, Connecticut
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Chaplin, Connecticut
- Spectrum - 99.7% Availability in Chaplin - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Frontier - 80.4% Availability in Chaplin - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Chaplin - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Chaplin - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Data Cap Issues in Chaplin
Data from our researchers suggests that common ISPs in the area place a limit on data use on home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue lately because customers see them as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers explain that they are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Internet access in Chaplin neighborhoods
We've analyzed information on Internet coverage across these neighborhoods in Chaplin: Mansfield Center.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Chaplin
|Frontier Communications||DSL||80.4%+||115 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||100%||940 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||75.0%+||115 Mbps|
|Crown Castle Fiber||Fiber||60.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Connecticut Education Network||Fiber||16.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Chaplin to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Chaplin||46.2 Mbps||4||$0.22 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +302.9 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +60.9 Mbps )||18 ( +14 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +53.5 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +65.5 Mbps )||21 ( +17 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +69.1 Mbps )||9 ( +5 )||$0.25 ( + $0.00 )|