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There are 29 home TV and internet providers and 35 business providers across all of Connecticut. 60.6% of homes can get more than one wired (cable, DSL, fiber) internet provider, which is below average (#52 out of 52, including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.). Competition is generally good for the customer, which means internet in Connecticut is more likely to offer competitive speeds or prices. All home internet providers are listed below.

Connecticut Internet Service Providers

Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
Frontier Communications91%Visit site
XFINITY (Comcast)50.9%Visit site
Optimum23.6%Visit site
Cox Communications12.4%Visit site
Spectrum9.9%Visit site
Atlantic Broadband3.8%Visit site
Verizon2.3%Visit site
Thames Valley Communications1.7%Visit site
GTT1.3%Visit site
FirstLight Fiber<.1%Visit site

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Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
New Cloud Networks<.1%Visit site

29.7% of Connecticuters have only 1 wired provider connected to their block. 0.4% have no options at their homes except for satellite internet. This places Connecticut as the most connected state.

Internet Provider Types

99.6% of Connecticut homes can get some type of internet. The table below shows which types of service are available.

Internet Type% of Connecticut
Fiber1.1%
Cable98.8%
DSL92.3%
Fixed Wireless0.0%

Connecticut Internet Speeds

We measure two different types of max speeds. The first is a measure of the fastest speed a home could get for any price. For Connecticut the average is 29.4 Mbps. This measure puts Connecticut #37 out of 52 in the US.

Download Speed% of Connecticut
.1 to 5 Mbps0.1%
6 to 10 Mbps0.0%
11 to 20 Mbps0.1%
21 to 30 Mbps0.7%
31 to 75 Mbps0.0%
76 to 100 Mbps5.4%
101 to 250 Mbps51.2%
251 to 500 Mbps39.6%
501 to 999 Mbps0.4%
1 Gbps or more2.3%

Our second measure of speed is the actual average speed in Mbps for all Connecticuters. Real-world average speeds in Connecticut are about 29.4 Mbps, meaning Connecticut ranks #12 out of 52.

Detailed Internet Data by City

DecisionData has obsessively collected and calculated the most comprehensive data for ISPs (internet service providers) in Connecticut. Click on a city to view detailed information including speeds by provider by city and much more.

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