Internet Providers in South Lyme, CT

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Residential Internet Statistics for South Lyme, CT
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $54.99

Internet Access in South Lyme, Connecticut

The average South Lyme building has Internet service from 1 companies.

Taking a look now at network tech in use across the South Lyme area, the most widespread physical wire broadband Internet connection types are Cable (close to one hundred percent coverage) and Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage). Cable Internet is marketed by former cable television corporations, using their existing coaxial cable TV networks. South Lyme subscribers to cable Internet service providers such as XFINITY from Comcast overwhelmingly select cable thanks to the reasonably low pricing for workable speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.)

HughesNet is an alternative. They offer virtually one hundred percent availability and a top download speed of 25 Mbps. There are also 2 companies within the city selling specialized enterprise-level products and services such as SD-WAN or custom fiber loops. BroadbandNow includes all providers with explicit business services on their site, but keep in mind that consumer-focused companies often have business packages as well.

The broadband coverage data listed here comes via FCC coverage reports, and is cross-validated through private databases to create more useful resources than governmental websites. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points annually.

XFINITY from Comcast and Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) are the most commonly avialable telecoms in South Lyme as measured by coverage area. As the interactive map below demonstrates, the more common providers often overlap in different neighborhoods around South Lyme.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In South Lyme, Connecticut

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in South Lyme, Connecticut

  • Xfinity - Cable - 100.0% Availability in South Lyme - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in South Lyme - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in South Lyme - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For South Lyme

South Lyme Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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South Lyme is the 235th most connected city in Connecticut behind Niantic, East Lyme, Old Saybrook, Old Lyme, and Essex.

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

Approximately 500 people in New London 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.

In New London County, approximately 5,000 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 South Lyme

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 9.0%+ 1,000 Mbps