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Internet Providers in South Windsor, Connecticut
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Internet Access in South Windsor, Connecticut
Internet service availability and competition between providers in South Windsor is overall low. a surprising 3.66 percent of the population have one (or fewer) choices forbroadband Internet access. So far as connectivity, South Windsor ranks at 184th of 236 communities within the state.
DSL and cable are the dominant network options within South Windsor, frequently overlapping and competing with each other. Coaxial cable speed is overall better. That said, overall performance found with either Internet technology system are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block depending on the network quality in that neighborhood.
Cox Communications as well as Frontier Communications also offer coverage in South Windsor, with shared territory in some blocks.
Coverage from the most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in South Windsor.
All the coverage statistics on BroadbandNow comes via FCC reporting. Providers in South Windsor are required by law to report deployment data biannually. Using direct relationships with telecom companies, we are able to analyze and improve this data with privatized data including lit addresses reported by telecoms. Since 2014, BroadbandNow has processed 3,696 data rows on broadband networks in South Windsor and 547,267 rows of data on Connecticut. The speed averages displayed here are calculated from real-world speed tests from the South Windsor area in the M-Labs database, a tool built into Google search as well as BroadbandNow.
Internet Statistics 2022
3.7% of consumers in South Windsor900 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 South Windsor, Connecticut
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Cox Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||99.5%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||1m 21s||96.4%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||61.8%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||61.8%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For South Windsor
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.
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 Among South Windsor Internet Service Providers
Many Internet providers have moved to impose data limits to their consumer broadband packages lately. The trend is certainly true in South Windsor, with common Internet choices like Cox featuring capped plans. It's not a large issue for the majority of Internet subscribers, but it is liable to affect those that share their plan or "power users" who stream a lot of HD or 4K video. Data caps on cable packages tend to be about 1 Terabyte, which is a problem for fewer than 1% of customers, according to reports from Comcast. Potential Cox Communications customers should verify data use policies before signing a contract, and not assume them based soley on phone rep statements.
Compare South Windsor to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|South Windsor||91.8 Mbps||7||$0.40 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +453.8 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +69.5 Mbps )||20 ( +13 )||$0.35 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +89.1 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +94.8 Mbps )||26 ( +19 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +87.3 Mbps )||10 ( +3 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|