Internet Providers in Higganum, CT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Higganum, CT
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $54.16

Internet Access in Higganum, Connecticut

The overall most frequently available wired broadband options in Higganum are DSL lines alongside Cable networks. FCC filings suggest DSL reaches a 97.39 percent footprint in the area, in contrast with the virtually one hundred percent Cable penetration.

XFINITY from Comcast is a common alternative, serving Higganum with a top download speed of 987 Mbps. Outside of home broadband, there are 3 providers in city limits offering enterprise and business subscriptions like T1. The small business providers listed here include every provider with business services on their site, although some can connect both home and business Internet.

The information listed here comes from FCC coverage reports. Coverage data is against privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to provide more granular results than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Information about pricing and speeds of current Internet plans is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year. There are 322 plans in Higganum from 2014 to the present, with 31 Internet or bundled plans currently on the market.

Viasat Internet offers the widest availability for Higganum residents. The company is accessible for close to one hundred percent of Higganum. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving close to one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest package in Higganum is 25 Mbps.

Overall, Higganum's broadband access is below average — most buildings will have around 1 provider. A total of 100 local residents have only one option for wired broadband, or none at all. This can be seen by exploring the interactive map below. (That's 2.67 percent of the population stuck with a single source for Internet.) Explore the map to understand how coverage varies in the area, and compare real-world speed test results between the most common providers.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Higganum with 4 of those offering residential service
  • Higganum is the 146th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of East Haddam and Haddam, but behind Middletown, Moodus, and East Hampton.
  • The fastest zip code in Higganum for April 2021 is 06441. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Higganum, Connecticut

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Higganum, Connecticut

  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.8% Availability in Higganum - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 97.4% Availability in Higganum - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Higganum - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Higganum - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Higganum

Higganum Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Higganum is the 146th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of East Haddam and Haddam, but behind Middletown, Moodus, and East Hampton.

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

Approximately 700 people in Middlesex 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 97% of Higganum 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, 06441 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Higganum.

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

In Middlesex County, approximately 1,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Higganum

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 97.4%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 97.4%+ 987 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% Call For Speed Availability
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 50.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 4.3%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Higganum to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Higganum 67.5 Mbps 4 $0.12 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +347.9 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +51.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +48.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +59.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +60.1 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )