Internet Providers in Plantsville, Connecticut
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Residential Internet Statistics for Plantsville, CT
|Wired Internet Providers:||4|
|Average Speed Test Result:||90.94 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,200 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0.41%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Plantsville, Connecticut
Internet Access in Plantsville, Connecticut
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the strongest coverage footprint in Plantsville. HughesNet is also commonly available.
The Internet packages shown on this page are manually gathered by our research division.
In terms of network options, Plantsville features coverage for all three primary Internet technologies: fiber, cable, and/or DSL. Generally speaking, Fiber is the top performing medium for transmitting Internet connectivity. It's closely followed by cable, with DSL coming in last. Cable is accessible to 99.48 percent of Plantsville. Cable Internet is commonly seen as default choice that is a compromise between fiber's high speeds and DSL.
Cox Communications and Frontier Communications also offer Internet service in Plantsville, often competing for the same customers.
Overall, competition between providers in Plantsville isn't strong (2.02 providers available in the average census block). It isn't much, but it's enough to create competition around price and service quality, which is good for consumers in better connected parts of the city.
- There are 12 internet providers in Plantsville with 6 of those offering residential service
- Plantsville is the 168th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of Southington and Wolcott, but behind Meriden, Plainville, and Cheshire.
- The fastest zip code in Plantsville for February 2021 is 06479. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
4.7% of consumers in Plantsville400 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 Plantsville, Connecticut
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Cox Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Plantsville, Connecticut
- Cox - 99.5% Availability in Plantsville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Frontier - 95.5% Availability in Plantsville - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- GoNetspeed - 67.7% Availability in Plantsville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Xfinity - 6.9% Availability in Plantsville - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Plantsville - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Plantsville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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- Cheshire, CT
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- Farmington, CT
- Kensington, CT
- Marion, CT
- Meriden, CT
- Middlebury, CT
- Middlefield, CT
- Milldale, CT
- Naugatuck, CT
- New Britain, CT
- Oakville, CT
- Plainville, CT
- Plymouth, CT
- Prospect, CT
- Rockfall, CT
- Southington, CT
- Thomaston, CT
- Wallingford, CT
- Waterbury, CT
- Watertown, CT
- Wolcott, CT
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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Plantsville
Data collected by our research team suggests that popular providers in the area place some sort of limit on data use for their residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue since consumers see them as a strategy for limiting video streaming, while providers insist that they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. In either case, the problem is streaming video, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Plantsville
|Cox Communications||Cable||99.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||95.5%+||115 Mbps|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||6.9%+||1,200 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||100%||115 Mbps|
|Cox Business||Cable||65.1%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Crown Castle Fiber||Fiber||61.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||5.5%+||987 Mbps|
|GTT Communications||Copper||1.3%+||1.5 Mbps|
Compare Plantsville to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Plantsville||90.9 Mbps||6||$0.23 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +258.2 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +16.2 Mbps )||18 ( +12 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +8.8 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +20.8 Mbps )||21 ( +15 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +24.4 Mbps )||9 ( +3 )||$0.26 ( + $0.00 )|