Internet Service Providers in North Stonington, Connecticut
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Residential Internet Statistics for North Stonington, CT
|Wired Internet Providers:||2|
|Average Speed Test Result:||53.22 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0.51%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in North Stonington, Connecticut
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 167th 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 (formerly Exede) 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.
- There are 8 internet providers in North Stonington with 4 of those offering residential service
- North Stonington is the 167th most connected city in Connecticut behind Mystic, Westerly, Pawcatuck, Ledyard, and Ashaway.
- The fastest zip code in North Stonington for February 2021 is 06359. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
8.8% of consumers in North Stonington400 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||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in North Stonington, Connecticut
- Xfinity - 99.6% Availability in North Stonington - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Frontier - 91.4% Availability in North Stonington - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in North Stonington - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in North Stonington - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In North Stonington
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||99.6%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||91.4%+||115 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||100%||987 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||92.6%+||115 Mbps|
|Crown Castle Fiber||Fiber||43.9%+||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||53.2 Mbps||4||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +295.9 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +53.9 Mbps )||18 ( +14 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +46.5 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +58.5 Mbps )||21 ( +17 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +62.1 Mbps )||9 ( +5 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|