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Internet Providers in Darien, Connecticut

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Residential Internet Providers in Darien

  • 94.3%

    24 Mbps

    (877) 218-5089

    Verified Data Fiber-Backed DSL

    • Frontier markets DSL internet plans.
    • Frontier has 94.25% availability locally.
    • Home internet packages from Frontier in Darien do not use streaming limits.
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    Set up Frontier Service

    Average wait time to speak with a human is less than 30 seconds.

    (877) 218-5089
    34% User Recommendation Rating

    Frontier Communications Plans

    Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with Frontier Communications. Last updated on 8/14/2019. Report Inaccuracy

    Frontier In Darien

    Frontier offers DSL internet, TV, and home phone services to roughly 20,000 people or 94% of people within Darien.

    We've recorded three of Frontier's internet only plans which range from 6.0mbps to 45mbps.

    Undecided? See these 1,713 real Frontier Communications reviews to see what other customers thought about their service.

    To view all of Frontier's packages make sure to visit our detailed guide on Frontier Bundle Deals.

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  • 100.0%

    400 Mbps

    (877) 772-9939

    Cable

    • Customers rank Optimum by Altice 4.06% above average.
    • Plans from Optimum by Altice in Darien don't limit data usage.
    • Cable is Optimum by Altice's primary service selection.
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    Set up Optimum by Altice Service

    Average wait time to speak with a human is less than 30 seconds.

    (877) 772-9939
    51% User Recommendation Rating

    Optimum by Altice Plans

    Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with Optimum by Altice. Last updated on 8/7/2019. Report Inaccuracy

    Optimum by Altice In Darien

    Optimum by Altice offers cable internet, TV, and home phone services to roughly 21,000 people or 100% of people within Darien.

    We've recorded three of Optimum by Altice's internet only plans which range from 200mbps to 400mbps.

Satellite Internet Providers

  • 100.0%

    30 Mbps

    (855) 414-1685

    Verified Data Satellite

    • Plans from Viasat range from $50–150.
    • Viasat uses satellite technology to offer home internet services.
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    Set up Viasat Service

    Average wait time to speak with a human is less than 30 seconds.

    (855) 414-1685
    35% User Recommendation Rating

    Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Plans

    Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with Viasat Internet (formerly Exede). Last updated on 8/9/2019. Report Inaccuracy

    Viasat In Darien

    Viasat is a satellite internet provider with service available to 100% of Darien.

  • 100.0%

    25 Mbps

    (877) 203-1538

    Verified Data Satellite

    • HughesNet uses satellites to deliver internet service.
    • HughesNet pricing ranges from $59.99–149.99.
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    Set up HughesNet Service

    Average wait time to speak with a human is less than 30 seconds.

    (877) 203-1538
    25% User Recommendation Rating

    HughesNet Plans

    Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with HughesNet. Last updated on 8/10/2019. Report Inaccuracy

    HughesNet In Darien

    HughesNet is a satellite internet provider with service available to 100% of Darien.

Business Internet Providers in Darien

  • 100.0%

    400 Mbps

    (888) 528-5315

    Cable

    • Prices range from $79.9–199.95.
    • In Darien, speed tests reveal that Optimum Business beats the average speed by 3.05%.
    • In the Darien area, Optimum Business provides fiber-backed cable service to businesses.
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    Set up Optimum Business Service

    Average wait time to speak with a human is less than 30 seconds.

    (888) 528-5315
    51% User Recommendation Rating

    Optimum Business Plans

    • Business Optimum 150:
      $79.90/mo for 150 Mbps
    • Business Optimum 300:
      $119.95/mo for 300 Mbps
    • Business Optimum 500:
      $199.95/mo for 500 Mbps

    Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with Optimum Business. Last updated on 8/7/2019. Report Inaccuracy

    Optimum Business In Darien

    Optimum Business publicly lists small business internet plans ranging from $79.90-$199.95/mo with download speeds from 150mbps up to 500mbps. In total, Optimum Business offers cable-based business services to approximately 100% of Darien.

  • 87.1%

    24 Mbps

    (855) 813-7931

    DSL

    • Business pricing for Frontier Business service starts around $19.99.
    • Businesses in Darien can expect to find high-speed DSL options in Darien.
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    Set up Frontier Business Service

    Average wait time to speak with a human is less than 30 seconds.

    (855) 813-7931
    34% User Recommendation Rating

    Frontier Business Plans

    Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with Frontier Business. Last updated on 1/19/2019. Report Inaccuracy

    Frontier Business In Darien

    Frontier Business publicly lists small business internet plans ranging from $19.99-$139.99/mo with download speeds from 7.0mbps up to 115mbps. In total, Frontier Business offers DSL-based business services to approximately 87% of Darien.

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Enterprise Providers

  • 37.7%

    1,000 Mbps

    Fiber

    Crown Castle Fiber offers coverage to 37.72% of Darien, with a reported maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps. They offer enterprise service via fiber.

  • 2.5%

    6.0 Mbps

    DSL

    GTT Communications provides DSL service to 2.48% of the area. BroadbandNow-verified users rate them one and a half stars out of five.

  • 2.2%

    1,000 Mbps

    Fiber

    Altice Business provides 2.16% of Darien with fiber service.

Mobile Internet Providers in Darien

  • 100.0%

    10 Mbps

    (844) 898-5296

    Mobile Broadband

    • AT&T Wireless provides mobile LTE in 100% of Darien.
    • Mobile service is not a replacement for WiFi.
    • Plans start at $50.
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    Set up AT&T Wireless Service

    Average wait time to speak with a human is less than 30 seconds.

    (844) 898-5296
    57% User Recommendation Rating

    AT&T Wireless Plans

    • DataConnect 10GB:
      $50.00/mo for 10GB data
    • DataConnect 15GB:
      $70.00/mo for 15GB data

    Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with AT&T Wireless. Last updated on 7/15/2019. Report Inaccuracy

    AT&T Wireless In Darien

    AT&T Wireless is a mobile internet service provider which offers service to 100% of the population in Darien.

  • 100.0%

    6.0 Mbps

    (844) 307-7340

    Mobile Broadband

    • Sprint prices run around $30.
    • The Sprint network reaches all of Darien.
    • Mobile service is not a substitute of home internet.
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    Set up Sprint Service

    Average wait time to speak with a human is less than 30 seconds.

    (844) 307-7340
    59% User Recommendation Rating

    Sprint Plans

    • Mobile Broadband:
      $30.00/mo for 10GB data
    • Mobile Broadband:
      $50.00/mo for 50GB data
    • Mobile Broadband:
      $60.00/mo for 100GB data

    Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with Sprint. Last updated on 8/13/2019. Report Inaccuracy

    Sprint In Darien

    Sprint is a mobile internet service provider which offers service to 100% of the population in Darien.

  • 100.0%

    10 Mbps

    (800) 866-2453

    Mobile Broadband

    • Mobile service is subject to data allowances.
    • T-Mobile has a three and a half-star rating.
    • T-Mobile coverage reaches 100% of Darien.
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    70% User Recommendation Rating

    T-Mobile Plans

    After looking over their website, we did not find any details about T-Mobile's plans and pricing for mobile broadband service.

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    T-Mobile In Darien

    T-Mobile is a mobile internet service provider which offers service to 100% of the population in Darien.

  • 100.0%

    10 Mbps

    (800) 922-0204

    Mobile Broadband

    • Packages start at $60.
    • Verizon Wireless provides widespread LTE service for Darien.
    • Verizon Wireless has three and a half out of five stars.
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Internet Access in Darien, Connecticut

The average Darien household can get access to Internet service from 1.94 companies.

The packages shown above are manually collected through our data science and research team. The 34 Internet plans displayed above are the most relevant of 277 broadband packages we've seen in Darien to date.

Coverage from the biggest companies, Optimum by Altice and Frontier Communications, generally, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Optimum by Altice and Frontier is a common one in Darien.

DSL and cable are the dominant network options around the Darien metro area. They are frequently overlapping and generally competing with each other. Cable speed is overall stronger, but overall performance found with either system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies depending on the network infrastructure in that neighborhood. Darien area speed test records suggest that local Internet performance is stronger than average. Darien is 20.34 percent higher than the state average so far as download speed.

On the bright side, addresses that for any reason can't access packages through Optimum by Altice and Frontier Communications are left with mainly wireless and mobile LTE options. View the map below for a granular overview of broadband competition. Speed tests are graphed by provider so you can compare Optimum by Altice and Frontier download averages.

  • There are 13 internet providers in Darien with 4 of those offering residential service.
  • Darien is the 173rd most connected city in Connecticut ahead of Old Greenwich, but behind Stamford, Cos Cob, Norwalk, and Riverside.
  • The fastest zip code in Darien for July 2019 is 06820. (see all below).
5.8% of consumers in Darien

1,000 People

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

Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Darien, Connecticut

ProviderSpeedTypeTime to Download 1 GB
Optimum by Altice400 MbpsCable2s
Frontier Communications24 MbpsDSL42s

Summary Of Internet Provider Availability In Darien, Connecticut

  • Optimum by Altice - 100.0% Availability in Darien - 400 Mbps
  • Frontier - 94.3% Availability in Darien - 24 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Darien

Darien Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Download Speeds in Darien

Fastest Zip Codes in Darien

06820

  • #1 (0)
  • 243.85 Mbps ↓ (-85.74)
  • 4178 Tests ↑ (+188)

Publicly Funded Internet Access in Darien

We've found one location that offers publicly funded internet access points in Darien. These locations may offer computer literacy and other various tech services. Before visiting make sure to contact the location ahead of time to find their schedule and services.

  • Darien Library
    1441 Post Road
    Darien, CT 06820

Darien is the 173rd most connected city in Connecticut ahead of Old Greenwich, but behind Stamford, Cos Cob, Norwalk, and Riverside.

Approximately 300 people in Fairfield County don't have access to any wired internet.

Approximately 94% of Darien residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

As of this month, 06820 Is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Darien.

In Fairfield County, approximately 1,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Darien

ProviderTypeCoverageSpeed
Optimum by AlticeCable100%400 Mbps
Frontier CommunicationsDSL94.3%+24 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)Satellite100%30 Mbps
HughesNetSatellite100%25 Mbps
Optimum BusinessCable100%400 Mbps
Frontier BusinessDSL87.1%+24 Mbps
Crown Castle FiberFiber37.7%+1,000 Mbps
GTT CommunicationsDSL2.5%+6.0 Mbps
Altice BusinessFiber2.2%+1,000 Mbps

Compare Darien to the 5 largest cities in the US

CityAverage Download SpeedNumber of ProvidersAverage Cost per Mbps
Darien64.4 Mbps4$0.66
New York110.3 Mbps (+45.9 Mbps)14 (+10)$0.32 (-$0.34)
Los Angeles49.8 Mbps (-14.6 Mbps)13 (+9)$0.33 (-$0.33)
Chicago50.3 Mbps (-14.1 Mbps)15 (+11)$0.41 (-$0.25)
Houston52.5 Mbps (-11.9 Mbps)22 (+18)$0.30 (-$0.36)
Philadelphia56.5 Mbps (-7.9 Mbps)9 (+5)$0.40 (-$0.26)
Last Updated on 8/18/2019.

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