Bristol is a city of artists and professionals working in computers and math. The highly educated residents depend on their high-speed internet connections to keep in touch with friends as family as well as advance their careers and market their artwork. Compared with 98% of all Connecticut residents, 100% of Bristol residents have access to high-speed connection services.
Xfinity offer cable connection to every Bristol resident. Frontier Fios competes with their DSL service being offered to 99% of residents. Fiber optics are not yet available to Bristol residents.
Businesses have more high-speed internet options than residents. Copper wire reaches 100% of Bristol businesses. 54% of businesses can also get DSL from Megapath. Fiber optics are working their way into the commercial internet market with Fibertech offering the service to 31% of Bristol businesses. Level 3 Communications and the Connecticut Education Network also offer fiber optics to 1% of Bristol businesses.