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Internet Providers in North Franklin, Connecticut
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Internet Access in North Franklin, Connecticut
There are two major Internet service options within North Franklin — coaxial cable (98.70% availability) and DSL (79.08% coverage). Cable broadband is provided via TV corporations using coaxial television lines on utility poles or buried in the street. DSL is delivered over landline phone lines. The majority of North Franklin neighborhoods and blocks have access to both cable service and DSL from two alternating companies.
XFINITY from Comcast is also a commonly available Internet choice for North Franklin, offering mainly Cable service with coverage in 98 percent of the area.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are North Franklin's primary wired broadband choices.
Since FCC data is currently processed twice a year and only published six or more months after, provider availability listed below might not reflect the latest expansions or regional changes.
To get a granular look at broadband competition around North Franklin, click the map below. You'll find that the average density of market availability is 1.78 companies per census block. This low level of competition leaves 20.81% of consumers with inadequate Internet coverage.
Internet Statistics 2021
20.8% of consumers in North Franklin300 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 North Franklin, Connecticut
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||98.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||79.1%|
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.
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 Cord Cutting in North Franklin
Data from our researchers shows that popular ISPs in the area place some sort of limit on streaming on home broadband packages. Data caps are disliked since consumers see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming, while providers insist data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. In either case, the problem is streaming video, which can use 1–7GB per hour.
Compare North Franklin to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|North Franklin||82.2 Mbps||4||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +452.2 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +66.6 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +78.4 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +87.3 Mbps )||23 ( +19 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +79.9 Mbps )||8 ( +4 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|