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Internet Providers in Monroe, Connecticut
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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.  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 431 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.
Internet Statistics 2021
3.2% of consumers in Monroe600 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||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||3.1%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||1m 21s||97.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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.
Compare Monroe to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Monroe||131.5 Mbps||5||$0.17 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +402.9 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +17.3 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +29.1 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +38 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +30.6 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|