Internet Providers in Plainfield, Connecticut

Most Popular Internet Providers in Plainfield, Connecticut:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. 1. Frontier
    95.6% Available
    95.6%

    Available

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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 30-30mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $49.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 2. 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 3. 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Spectrum
    2.7% Available
    2.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    35 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 200-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 6 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. Atlantic Broadband
    99.7% Available
    99.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    53 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $34.99 - $89.99
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. T-Mobile
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    6 Mbps
    Download
    1.5 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-6mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Plainfield, Connecticut

Plainfield offers 5 residential Internet providers, and 12 when including business and mobile. Consumers have access to 5 choices for wired broadband like cable or DSL.

Averaged to account for all addresses in Plainfield, the average home has exactly 1.98 Internet providers to consider. 1.98 choices is low compared to the majority of cities.

The plans listed here are collected by hand by our research team.

DSL and cable are the two primary broadband network technologies within the Plainfield area, frequently overlapping and competing with each other. Performance from cable is overall stronger. That said, overall performance we've recorded with either Internet technology type are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies based on the network quality in a given neighborhood.

According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Plainfield in terms of coverage area. These ISPs often cover the same addresses in most neighborhoods around Plainfield.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Plainfield with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Plainfield is the 16th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of Moosup, Sterling, Jewett City, Voluntown, and Canterbury.
  • The fastest zip code in Plainfield for July 2021 is 06374. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Plainfield, Connecticut

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Atlantic Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.7%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 2.7%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 95.6%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Plainfield

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Plainfield is the 16th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of Moosup, Sterling, Jewett City, Voluntown, and Canterbury.

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

Approximately 100 people in Windham 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 96% of Plainfield 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, 06374 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Plainfield.

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

In Windham County, approximately 400 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 Around Plainfield

Data from our research team shows that common providers in the area use data caps on home broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue since consumers see caps as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers insist that data caps are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: video streaming, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Compare Plainfield to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Plainfield 53.1 Mbps 5 $0.22 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +481.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +95.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +107.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +116.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +109 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )