Internet Providers in Monroe, CT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Monroe, CT
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $61.66

Internet Access in Monroe, Connecticut

There are two major network types around Monroe: coaxial cable (99.28% coverage) and DSL (97.56% coverage). Coaxial cable broadband is delivered by traditional cable TV corporations via pre-existing coaxial TV lines mounted on telephone poles or buried along the road. DSL is delivered via landline phone lines. [1] The majority of Monroe neighborhoods and addresses can access coaxial cable or DSL service from two alternating companies.

The plans displayed on this page are collected by hand by our data science and research team. We've collected 403 packages in Monroe since 2014.

Spectrum as well as Frontier Communications also offer Internet service in Monroe, with significant shared territory in some blocks.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

On the whole, the competition between ISPs in Monroe isn't strong (2 companies registered per census block). It isn't a lot, yet it's sufficient to drive competition on price that benefits consumer living in well-wired neighborhoods.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Monroe with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Monroe is the 125th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of Derby, Sandy Hook, and Newtown, but behind Shelton and Oxford.
  • The fastest zip code in Monroe for April 2021 is 06468. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Monroe, Connecticut

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Spectrum 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 Monroe, Connecticut

  • Spectrum - Cable - 99.3% Availability in Monroe - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 97.6% Availability in Monroe - Call For Speed Availability
  • Xfinity - Cable - 3.1% Availability in Monroe - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Monroe - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Monroe - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Monroe

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Monroe is the 125th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of Derby, Sandy Hook, and Newtown, but behind Shelton and Oxford.

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.

Approximately 97% of Monroe 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, 06468 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Monroe.

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 and Video Streaming in Monroe

Data collected by our researchers shows that some of the common ISPs in Monroe use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because users see them as a strategy to stop video streaming. Providers insist they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Monroe

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 99.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 97.6%+ Call For Speed Availability
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 3.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 98.5%+ Call For Speed Availability
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 40.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 5.1%+ 987 Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 9.3%+ 940 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 0.9%+ -- Mbps

Compare Monroe to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Monroe 117.8 Mbps 5 $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +297.6 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +1.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -1.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +9.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +9.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )