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Connecticut Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in CT

^ An estimated 2,727,036 Connecticut residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Info in CT by City

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Internet Availability in CT

^ Collectively (all cities), 84.4% of all Connecticut residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 4th in the nation [2].

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Connecticut Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Connecticut

  • Median Landline Internet speeds in CT [3]
    • Median download speed: 7 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 2.21 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 18.03 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 5.02 Mb/s

Landline Internet Speed: Connecticut vs. the U.S.

How Connecticut landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in Connecticut

  • Median Wireless Internet speeds in CT [3]
    • Median download speed: 2.56 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 1.06 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 7.93 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 3.11 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Speed: Connecticut vs. the U.S.

How Connecticut wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Connecticut

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in CT

Internet Service Provider (ISP) Type of Internet Service Offered Maximum advertised download speed Maximum advertised upload speed
Optical Carrier 1 Gb/s 1 Gb/s
Other Copper Wireline 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Cable Modem 100 Mb/s - 1 Gb/s 10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in CT

Internet Service Provider (ISP) Type of Internet Service Offered Maximum advertised download speed Maximum advertised upload speed
Wireless 10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s 1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Wireless 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s 768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Wireless 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s 768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

Featured ISPs for Connecticut

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Connecticut Internet Statistics

Connecticut Internet Connectivity

Connecticut: 76.3% of residents are connected, with 32.6% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Connecticut


  • Connecticut Internet Connectivity [1]
    • It is estimated that 2,727,036 Connecticut residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, or elsewhere, or they are connected at multiple locations.
    • It is estimated that 839,913 Connecticut residents are not connected to the Internet at all. This includes not being connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Connecticut Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 3,016,538 Connecticut residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Connecticut

Connecticut: The median household income is $76,311; and 10% of households are below poverty level [6].


Connecticut Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Connecticut Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in CT, median download speeds are 1.66 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 2.45 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in CT [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 6.28 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.48 Mb/s - 14.61 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 1.76 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.44 Mb/s - 3.21 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in CT [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 2.56 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.04 Mb/s - 7.93 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 1.06 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.41 Mb/s - 3.11 Mb/s

Connecticut Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Connecticut [1]: 76.3% of CT residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 76.3% mark ranks Connecticut 7th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 29.6% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 3.5% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 10.6% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 32.6% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 23.5% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Connecticut Internet Availability [2]
    • 84.4% of CT residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Connecticut 4th in the country.

Connecticut Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in CT, median download speeds are 1.62 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.14 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in CT [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 7.15 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.33 Mb/s - 19.34 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 2.85 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.43 Mb/s - 7.05 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in CT [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 7.57 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.54 Mb/s - 20.14 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 2.02 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.62 Mb/s - 4.81 Mb/s

Additional information about Connecticut

About Connecticut

Connecticut has a population of approximately 3,574,097, which ranks 29th in the U.S. among all states. [6]

CT Internet Access

More about Connecticut Internet Access

For more information about Connecticut Internet Service Providers, or for additional resources regarding CT Internet service overall, visit Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control.

More About Connecticut

Of all residents in Connecticut, 83% have a high school diploma or higher, and 31% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

Connecticut Cities

References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau