Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford – Population 1,206,300
Worcester – Population 947,866
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk – Population 943,823
The largest metro area in Connecticut is Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford with a population of 1,206,300.00. This is followed by the Worcester metro area, with a population of 947,866.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
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94% get DSL
99% get Cable
2% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
The Connecticut Department of Information Technology, in partnership with other state agencies, proposes to significantly upgrade and expand Connecticut’s existing broadband infrastructure in order to improve public safety and educational services across the state.
CT Internet news
The 21st Century Information and Support Ecosystem project proposes to implement a comprehensive program of computer training, wireless Internet access, broadband awareness marketing, and online content and applications to residents of 159 affordable and public housing developments and low-income communities in 50 cities and towns across 31 states and the District of Columbia.