Internet Providers in North Stonington, CT

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

Internet Access in North Stonington, Connecticut

Internet service coverage and competition in North Stonington is low in comparison with other Connecticut cities. 8.81 percent of the population have one (or fewer) options for true broadband Internet access at their location. So far as connectivity, North Stonington ranks at 172nd of 236 communities within Connecticut.

Taking a look at network technologies installed within the city, we see that the most frequently available hardwired broadband Internet tech options are DSL and Cable, with 91.42% and virtually one hundred percent respectively. Traditional cable TV providers are the main source for cable Internet and Wifi service, because they can leverage existing coaxial TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to the Internet. Cable can often make sense for North Stonington residents due to the strong mix of speed and value. Telephone providers usually offer DSL service, because DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," sends data over phone wires. DSL is outperformed by all wired Internet options.

Viasat Internet offers the widest availability in North Stonington. They are available to virtually one hundred percent of North Stonington. HughesNet is the most common second option, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of North Stonington with Satellite Internet service. HughesNet's strongest plan in North Stonington is 25 megabits per second download.

The data listed here comes via FCC coverage reports. Then, it's cross-validated through privatized data sources to output more accurate results than is available from the FCC directly. Address availability data isn't available for all providers. Speed and pricing data is sourced by our research team, who gather thousands of plans each year.

While the main providers are Viasat and HughesNet, XFINITY from Comcast also serves the area with a maximum speed of 987 Mbps. See the interactive map to compare how many options are available at the census block level, and check the "Download Speeds" tab to compare how local ISPs compare in consumer speed tests.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Stonington, Connecticut

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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in North Stonington, Connecticut

  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.6% Availability in North Stonington - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 91.4% Availability in North Stonington - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in North Stonington - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in North Stonington - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For North Stonington

North Stonington Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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North Stonington is the 172nd most connected city in Connecticut behind Mystic, Pawcatuck, Westerly, Ledyard, and Ashaway.

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 91% of North Stonington 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In North Stonington

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 91.4%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 92.3%+ Call For Speed Availability
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 43.7%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare North Stonington to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
North Stonington 48.6 Mbps 4 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +366.8 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +70.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +67.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +78.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +79 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.37 ( + $0.00 )