Internet Service Providers in Higganum, Connecticut

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Residential Internet Statistics for Higganum, CT
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 77.03 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.22%

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 306 plans in Higganum from 2014 to the present, with 24 Internet or bundled plans currently on the market.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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.

Internet Statistics 2021

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

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Higganum, Connecticut

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Higganum, Connecticut

  • Xfinity - 99.8% Availability in Higganum - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Frontier - 97.4% Availability in Higganum - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Higganum - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 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 142nd 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.

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%+ 1,200 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 97.4%+ 115 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 97.4%+ 987 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
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 77 Mbps 4 $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +272.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +30.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +22.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +34.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +38.3 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )