Internet Providers in Darien, Connecticut

Most Popular Internet Providers in Darien, Connecticut:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. 1. Optimum by Altice
    99.1% Available
    99.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (844) 910-2593

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Deal
    • Self Install
    • TV Bundles
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 10
    • Speed Range: 300-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Includes standard installation.
    • Price Range: $45 - $139.99
    Deal
    There are 13 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Frontier
    97% Available
    97%

    Available

    Call For Speed Availability
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (855) 915-4111

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Self Install
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 30-100mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $49.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 3. 3. Optimum by Altice
    86.2% Available
    86.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (844) 910-2593

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Deal
    • Fiber
    • Self Install
    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 300-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Installation: Free standard installation.
    • Price Range: $35 - $45
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (844) 912-2812

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (844) 902-3107

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 1. 1. Frontier Business
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Call For Speed Availability
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (855) 943-4270

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Self Install
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 30-115mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $59.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 2. 2. Optimum Business
    82.2% Available
    82.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (888) 528-5315

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Fiber
    • Self Install
    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 300-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Installation: Includes installation.
    • Price Range: $143.48 - $143.48
  • 3. 3. Optimum Business
    94.7% Available
    94.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (888) 528-5315

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Self Install
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 300-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $50 - $205
  • 4. 4. Crown Castle
    58.8% Available
    58.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (877) 653-0044

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 0
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Connection: Fiber
  • 5. 5. GTT
    2.7% Available
    2.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    6 Mbps
    Download
    0.768 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (877) 959-1597

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Internet Plans: 0
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Connection: DSL
  • 6. 6. Altice Business
    2.6% Available
    2.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10000 Mbps
    Download
    10000 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (877) 544-4872

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 0
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Connection: Fiber
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (844) 898-5296

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. T-Mobile
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (800) 937-8997

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (800) 922-0204

    Average wait time: 30s

    View Provider Details
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

Dig in:

Internet Access in Darien, Connecticut

The average census block in Darien has coverage by 2.82 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 34 Internet plans displayed above are the most relevant of 385 broadband packages we've seen in Darien to date.

Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet 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, Optimum by Altice is another option to consider. They have Internet in 99 percent of the Darien area.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Darien with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Darien is the 26th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of Old Greenwich and Riverside, but behind Cos Cob, Stamford, and Norwalk.
  • The fastest zip code in Darien for July 2021 is 06820. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Darien, Connecticut

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.1%
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 86.2%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 1m 21s 97.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Darien

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Darien is the 26th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of Old Greenwich and Riverside, but behind Cos Cob, Stamford, and Norwalk.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Fairfield 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.

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

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 99% of Darien 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.

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

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Fairfield County, approximately 9,000 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.

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.

Compare Darien to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Darien 113 Mbps 5 $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +421.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +35.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +47.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +56.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +49.1 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )