Internet Providers in Chaplin, CT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Chaplin, CT
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $69.99

Internet Access in Chaplin, Connecticut

Viasat Internet 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. [1] The BroadbandNow researchers have manually validated package price and plan details on 210 broadband plans in Chaplin as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Chaplin, Connecticut

  • Spectrum - Cable - 99.7% Availability in Chaplin - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 80.4% Availability in Chaplin - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Chaplin - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Chaplin - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Chaplin

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Chaplin is the 156th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of Ashford, Mansfield Center, and Hampton, but behind North Windham and Storrs Mansfield.

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

Approximately 100 people in Windham 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 80% of Chaplin 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 Windham County, approximately 400 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.

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

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 99.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 80.4%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 75.0%+ Call For Speed Availability
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 54.8 Mbps 4 $0.24 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +360.6 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +64.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +61.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +72.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +72.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )