A large number of African-Americans live in this blue-collar town. Many of the lower-middle class employees take the bus on their daily commute. Just over 15% of Waterbury_s residents are foreign-born. 99% of Waterbury residents have access to high-speed internet. That_s slightly higher than the 98% of Connecticut residents who do.
Although fiber optics hasn_t yet become available to Waterbury citizens, DSL from Frontier Fios reaches 99% of Waterbury homes. Residents who_d prefer a cable internet service are likely to use Xfinity as they reach 99% of residential areas. On a limited basis, Optimum also provides cable internet. They reach the 1% of residents who live west of Thomaston Ave.
Fibertech has begun to offer fiber optics to businesses. They currently reach 41% of the area and this is likely to expand as infrastructure becomes available. Copper wire is available on a limited basis from Broadview Networks.