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Internet providers in Hartford, CT

1. Frontier
99% available in Hartford
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps

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2. Xfinity
98% available in Hartford
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps

Enjoy Netflix, Peacock, and Apple TV+ for $15/month when added to your Xfinity Internet or Xfinity TV subscription.

3. Verizon Home Internet
99% available in Hartford
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
300Mbps

User Rating(16)
4. Viasat
99% available in Hartford
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
5. GoNetspeed
41% available in Hartford
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. Flume Internet
75% available in Hartford
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. Illinois Valley Cellular
95% available in Hartford
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
1. Comcast Business
99% available in Hartford
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating(48)
2. Frontier
58% available in Hartford
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
2000Mbps

Sign up for Fiber 2 Gig Internet and claim a $200 Visa Reward Card.

3. Viasat
99% available in Hartford
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
4. GoNetspeed
41% available in Hartford
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
5. Ooma
50% available in Hartford
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
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6. CEN
50% available in Hartford
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. Flume Internet
75% available in Hartford
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
8. Illinois Valley Cellular
95% available in Hartford
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Hartford
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Visible
Available in Hartford
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Hartford
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

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4. Verizon Wireless
21% available in Hartford
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
5. AT&T Wireless
99% available in Hartford
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G Speeds may vary

User Rating
6. Tello Mobile
23% available in Hartford
Connection:
Mobile
Tello Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in Hartford

Moving towns or switching internet providers can be confusing and stressful. Comparing internet providers against the averages in the Hartford area can help you choose the right internet and get back to your life.

Average starting price
$65.78/mo

Average speed
159.4 Mbps

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Hartford Residential Internet Coverage

Connecticut's third largest city has a large portion of the population born overseas. Almost 50% of residents are of Latino or Hispanic descent. Largely a low-income town, residents work in both blue- and white-collar professions. Many take public transportation for their daily commute. They rely on internet services to keep in touch with loved ones in their country of origin as well as to seek job opportunities.

Frontier has a monopoly on DSL connections, reaching 98% of Hartford homes. Xfinity cable internet services reach 97% of Hartford residents. Cox Communications has a small share of the cable internet space. They reach 1% of residents east of Wilbur Cross Hwy. Fiber optics are not yet available.

Business have additional options. Megapath offer copper wire and DSL to area commercial enterprises. Fiber optics have also begun to enter the space. Fibertech reaches 57% of area business. Level 3 Communications and Connecticut Education Network both offer fiber optics services to 2% of businesses.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Hartford

Average download speed
159.38 Mbps

Average upload speed
105.13 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
19.69 ms

Average jitter
17.44 ms

 

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Summary of Hartford internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
Frontier DSL & Fiber 5000 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Frontier
Xfinity Cable 1200 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Xfinity
Verizon Home Internet 5G Home 300 Mbps 4/5 View Plans for Verizon Home Internet
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
GoNetspeed Fiber 1000 Mbps 3.0/5 View Plans for GoNetspeed
Flume Internet Fiber 1000 Mbps N/A View Plans for Flume Internet
Illinois Valley Cellular Fixed Wireless 10 Mbps N/A View Plans for Illinois Valley Cellular

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Hartford

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on internet providers in Hartford.

Verizon Home Internet

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J J | 06-27-2024

It's spotty and inconsistent, even within my own home I can't get a reliable connection

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Frontier

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Ralph V | 02-06-2023

poor customer services ,for a communication company they are terrible.

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Frontier

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Ralph V | 02-06-2023

poor customer services ,for a communication company they are terrible.

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Verizon Home Internet

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J J | 06-27-2024

It's spotty and inconsistent, even within my own home I can't get a reliable connection

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