Residents of Danbury are typically well-educated. The upper-middle class town has a large number of people working in computers and math. Nearly 1/3 of Danbury residents were born outside the United States, with almost 30% of residents considering themselves Hispanic. This diverse community relies on high-speed internet to advance their careers, continue their education and stay in touch with friends and family both locally and abroad.
Danbury residents have two options for cable internet _ Xfinity and Optimum. Xfinity cable services reach 98% of residents. Optimum_s cable services reach 2% of residents from the New York state border to the neighborhood of Beaverbrook. For residents who_d prefer DSL, Frontier Fios offers the service to 97% of residents. Fiber optics have not yet entered the residential internet market.
56% of businesses can get fiber optics from Fibertech. Level 3 Communications is also entering the market, providing fiber optics to 5% of businesses. Copper wire is also available from Megapath.