Internet Providers in Old Greenwich, CT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Old Greenwich, CT
Internet Providers: 14
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.12

Internet Access in Old Greenwich, Connecticut

There are two Internet options for Old Greenwich residents: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. Their network offers speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability in practically one hundred percent of the population. HughesNet offers Satellite. They have availability for practically one hundred percent of Old Greenwich and reported download speeds of 25 Mbps.

In terms of network technologies in use the area, we see that the most prevalent hardwired broadband tech infrastructures are DSL and Cable, with practically one hundred percent and practically one hundred percent respectively. Cable is marketed by cable television operators, leveraging their preexisting coaxial cable networks. Cable can often make sense for local residents due to the strong speeds in an attainable price range. Phone providers usually offer DSL service, since DSL sends digital information over telephone lines. DSL is the slowest of all major wired Internet infrastructures except dial-up.

The information on this page is primarily sourced via provider coverage reports. Coverage data is cross-validated against privatized databases to provide more granular resources than is available from the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is generated thanks to our research team, who gather thousands of plans every year.

Optimum by Altice provides a common alternative to the primary providers, serving Old Greenwich with close to one hundred percent availability and a maximum download speed of 1,000 Mbps. Outside of consumer broadband, there are also 4 companies in city limits marketing enterprise and business/smb products and services such as T1 or custom fiber loops. We list all providers with business services on their site.

To summarize, most Old Greenwich residents have 2 options for Internet. In Connecticut, this is pretty much average. Old Greenwich is the 64th most connected city as measured by the amount of broadband availability per resident.

  • There are 14 internet providers in Old Greenwich with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Old Greenwich is the 64th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of Riverside, but behind Cos Cob, Greenwich, Stamford, and Darien.
  • The fastest zip code in Old Greenwich for April 2021 is 06870. (see all below).

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Old Greenwich, Connecticut

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 1m 11s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Old Greenwich, Connecticut

  • Optimum by Altice - Cable - 99.9% Availability in Old Greenwich - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 99.9% Availability in Old Greenwich - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Old Greenwich - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Old Greenwich - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Old Greenwich

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Old Greenwich is the 64th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of Riverside, but behind Cos Cob, Greenwich, Stamford, and Darien.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Fairfield 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 100% of Old Greenwich 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.

As of this month, 06870 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Old Greenwich.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Fairfield County, approximately 9,000 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 Old Greenwich

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Optimum by Altice Cable 99.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 99.9%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% Call For Speed Availability
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 63.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 12.1%+ 1.5 Mbps
GTT Communications DSL 9.5%+ 6 Mbps
Altice Business Fiber 2.4%+ 10,000 Mbps

Compare Old Greenwich to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Old Greenwich 146 Mbps 5 $1.65 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +269.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -27.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -29.8 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -18.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -18.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )