Nearly 20% of New Britain_s lower-middle class residents were outside the United States. They provide ethnic diversity to this city, which is the eighth largest in Connecticut. Residents use high-speed internet on the job and in their personal life. Whether connecting with colleagues, customers or friends and family overseas in their country of origin, residents rely on their internet connection.
Frontier Fios provides DSL hook up to 99% of New Britain residents. Xfinity offers cable internet connections to 98% of residents. As fiber optics has yet to reach residents in this town, the only other high-speed connection option for residents is satellite internet from HughesNet. These options cover residents from Stanley Street to the Shuttle Meadow Country Club.
Businesses in the area have the option of getting copper wire from Megapath. In addition, 40% of businesses can sign on to the fiber optic movement with services from Fibertech.