Internet Providers in North Franklin, CT

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

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.

  • There are 9 internet providers in North Franklin with 4 of those offering residential service
  • North Franklin is the 107th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of Lebanon and Baltic, but behind Taftville, Bozrah, and Norwich.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 North Franklin, Connecticut

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in North Franklin, Connecticut

  • Xfinity - Cable - 98.7% Availability in North Franklin - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 79.1% Availability in North Franklin - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in North Franklin - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in North Franklin - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For North Franklin

North Franklin Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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North Franklin is the 107th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of Lebanon and Baltic, but behind Taftville, Bozrah, and Norwich.

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

Approximately 400 people in New London 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 79% of North Franklin 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 New London County, approximately 4,000 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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In North Franklin

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 98.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 79.1%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 82.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 78.0%+ Call For Speed Availability
Connecticut Education Network Fiber 2.8%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare North Franklin to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
North Franklin 67.7 Mbps 4 $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +347.7 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +51.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +48.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +59.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +59.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.37 ( + $0.00 )