Internet Providers in Sherman, CT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Sherman, CT
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $69.99

Internet Access in Sherman, Connecticut

Information displayed on BroadbandNow is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual coverage reports. We leverage direct provider reports to further validate and enhance that data on a census block level. Pricing and plan data on BroadbandNow is collected through our market research team. We've collected and verified 171 Internet plans in the area around Sherman since 2014. Speed test averages shown here for Sherman is currently based on the 13,280 user speed tests shown in the tools below.

HughesNet as well as Frontier Communications also have coverage in Sherman, with significant overlap in some neighborhoods.

Looking at broadband competition in Sherman, he average home has 1.99 Internet providers to choose between. 1.99 providers available per address is low when compared to most cities in Connecticut.

DSL and cable are the two main network types in the Sherman area, frequently overlapping and competing with each other. Coaxial cable speed tends to be stronger, but overall performance seen with either system are comparable.

According to the latest FCC data and direct provider reporting, Spectrum and Viasat Internet are the strongest providers in Sherman in terms of coverage. As the interactive maps below illustrate, these providers frequently cover the same addresses around Sherman.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Sherman with 4 of those offering residential service
  • Sherman is the 174th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of New Fairfield, but behind Patterson, Pawling, New Milford, and Wingdale.
  • The fastest zip code in Sherman for April 2021 is 06784. (see all below).

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Sherman, Connecticut

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sherman, Connecticut

  • Spectrum - Cable - 100.0% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 98.8% Availability in Sherman - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sherman - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sherman

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Sherman is the 174th most connected city in Connecticut ahead of New Fairfield, but behind Patterson, Pawling, New Milford, and Wingdale.

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 99% of Sherman 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, 06784 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Sherman.

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 Sherman

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 98.8%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 96.4%+ Call For Speed Availability
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 45.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Connecticut Education Network Fiber 0.6%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Sherman to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sherman 113.7 Mbps 4 $0.84 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +301.7 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.61 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +5.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +2.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +13.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +13.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )