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Internet Providers in Darien, Connecticut

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Residential Internet Statistics for Darien, CT
Wired Internet Providers 3
Average Speed Test Result 91.62 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

All Residential Internet Providers in Darien, Connecticut

1. Frontier - 97.0% Available in Darien
DSL Internet

Speeds up to:

100mbps

Pricing starts at:

$27.99 per month

Plans:

3

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(855) 915-4111
2. Optimum by Altice - 100.0% Available in Darien
Cable Internet

Speeds up to:

1,000mbps

Pricing starts at:

$45 per month

Plans:

13

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(844) 910-2593
3. Optimum by Altice - 86.2% Available in Darien
Fiber Internet

Speeds up to:

1,000mbps

Pricing starts at:

$40 per month

Plans:

3

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(844) 910-2593
4. Viasat - 100.0% Available in Darien
Satellite Internet

Speeds up to:

35mbps

Pricing starts at:

$50 per month

Plans:

4

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(844) 912-2812
5. HughesNet - 100.0% Available in Darien
Satellite Internet

Speeds up to:

25mbps

Pricing starts at:

$49.99 per month

Plans:

4

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(844) 902-3107

Business Internet Providers in Darien

1. Optimum Business - 100.0% Available in Darien
Cable Internet

Speeds up to:

940mbps

Pricing starts at:

$50 per month

Plans:

5

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(844) 910-2593
2. Frontier Business - 85.9% Available in Darien
DSL Internet

Speeds up to:

115mbps

Pricing starts at:

$49.99 per month

Plans:

3

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(855) 943-4270
3. Optimum Business - 70.6% Available in Darien
Fiber Internet

Speeds up to:

1,000mbps

Pricing starts at:

$129.99 per month

Plans:

1

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(844) 910-2593

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Enterprise Providers

1. Crown Castle - 40.5% Available in Darien
Fiber Internet

Speeds up to:

1,000mbps

Pricing starts at:

Unlisted

Plans:

0

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(877) 653-0044
2. GTT - 2.3% Available in Darien
DSL Internet

Speeds up to:

6mbps

Pricing starts at:

Unlisted

Plans:

0

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(877) 959-1597

Mobile Internet Providers in Darien

1. AT&T Wireless - 100.0% Available in Darien
Mobile Broadband Internet

Speeds up to:

10mbps

Pricing starts at:

$50 per month

Plans:

2

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(844) 898-5296
2. T-Mobile - 100.0% Available in Darien
Mobile Broadband Internet

Speeds up to:

10mbps

Pricing starts at:

$60 per month

Plans:

3

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(800) 937-8997
3. Verizon Wireless - 100.0% Available in Darien
Mobile Broadband Internet

Speeds up to:

10mbps

Pricing starts at:

$60 per month

Plans:

4

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(800) 922-0204

Internet Access in Darien Connecticut

The average census block in Darien has coverage by 2.83 Internet providers. Consequently, most households in Darien have a minimum of 2 options so far as Internet, and residents can switch when dissatisfied by a company.

The packages shown above are manually collected through our data science and research team. The 36 Internet plans displayed above are the most relevant of 287 broadband packages we've seen in Darien to date.

Coverage from the biggest companies, Optimum by Altice and Viasat Internet (formerly Exede), generally, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Optimum by Altice and Viasat 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.

Aside from the Internet providers detailed above, HughesNet is another option to consider. They have Internet in practically one hundred percent of the Darien area.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Darien with 5 of those offering residential service.
  • Darien is the 50th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of Riverside and Old Greenwich, but behind Cos Cob, Stamford, and Norwalk.
  • The fastest zip code in Darien for August 2020 is 06820. (see all below).
1.1% of consumers in Darien

200 People

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

Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Darien, Connecticut

Provider Speed Type Time to Download 1 GB
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable and Fiber 8s
Frontier Communications 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary Of Internet Provider Availability In Darien, Connecticut

  • Optimum by Altice - 100.0% Availability in Darien - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - 97.0% Availability in Darien - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Darien - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Darien - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Darien

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Download Speeds in Darien

Fastest Zip Codes in Darien

06820

  • #1 (0)
  • 297.09 Mbps ↑ (+27.05)
  • 4224 Tests ↓ (-5444)

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 50th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of Riverside and Old Greenwich, but behind Cos Cob, Stamford, and Norwalk.

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

Fiber Availability: 86% of people living in Darien have residential fiber service available to them.

Approximately 99% 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.

Data Caps Around Darien

Data collected by our market researchers suggests that many of the top providers in Darien currently use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because subscribers view caps as a tactic to limit video streaming. Providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Darien

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Optimum by Altice Cable and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 97.0%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Optimum Business Cable and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 85.9%+ 100 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 40.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
GTT Communications DSL 2.3%+ 6 Mbps

Compare Darien to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Darien 91.6 Mbps 5 $1.30
New York 220.9 Mbps (+129.2 Mbps) 13 (+8) $0.51 (-$0.79)
Los Angeles 89.3 Mbps (-2.3 Mbps) 20 (+15) $0.42 (-$0.88)
Chicago 80.8 Mbps (-10.9 Mbps) 16 (+11) $0.39 (-$0.91)
Houston 89.5 Mbps (-2.1 Mbps) 21 (+16) $0.38 (-$0.92)
Philadelphia 91.8 Mbps (+0.2 Mbps) 9 (+4) $0.54 (-$0.76)
Last Updated on 9/16/2020.