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Internet Providers in Orange, Connecticut
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Internet Access in Orange, Connecticut
Orange features only two major Internet technology options: cable (99.06% coverage) and DSL (97.79% availability). Cable broadband service is delivered from TV companies, using copper coaxial TV cables strung up on telephone poles or buried in the street. DSL is delivered via landline phone wires. The majority of Orange street addresses can subscribe to cable and/or DSL from two alternating providers.
We should note here that since FCC data is currently tallied up biannually and only published six months later, availability shown in the results may not reflect the most recent network upgrades.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Orange's primary wired broadband providers.
Optimum by Altice is also a commonly available Internet choice in Orange, offering Cable service with coverage in 99 percent of the area.
1 providers offer service at the majority of households in Orange. See the map below to analyze how coverage changes depending on location.
Internet Statistics 2021
2.8% of consumers in Orange300 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 Orange, Connecticut
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||4.1%|
|Optimum by Altice||940 Mbps||Cable||8s||99.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||1m 21s||97.8%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
Data Caps and Cord Cutting in Orange
Data collected by our market researchers shows that popular providers in the area currently place a limit on data use for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since consumers view them as a tactic to discourage "cord cutting", while providers insist they are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is over-the-top streaming, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Orange to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Orange||173.1 Mbps||5||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +361.3 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -24.3 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -12.5 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -3.6 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -11 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|