Gales Ferry, Connecticut Broadband Internet Service

Gales Ferry, CT has a total of 5 options for high speed internet providers that meet the minimum broadband download speed of 25 Mbps. It can be understandably confusing when trying to determine which of these broadband providers to choose. Hopefully we can eliminate some of the guesswork for you by applying our ranking algorithm to those 5 internet service options in Gales Ferry. The calculation we perform considers the download connection speed, upload connection speed, population covered and overall value provided by each company. Based upon that calculation, our top choice for Gales Ferry is Thames Valley Communications. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1Thames Valley CommunicationsCable924 Mbps20 Mbps100.0%
2XfinityCable300 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
3FrontierDSL70 Mbps3 Mbps71.5%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

Gales Ferry CT Internet Access Options

When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Gales Ferry have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:


Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Gales Ferry compare to New London County? The average speed in Gales Ferry is 26.79 Mbps which is slower than New London County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Connecticut average of 39.79 Mbps.


Gales Ferry Internet Access Facts

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 12.3% of New London County residents

  • DSL internet is available to 78.9% of Gales Ferry residents

  • There are 5 residential internet providers in Gales Ferry, CT providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Gales Ferry is 32.7% slower than the average in Connecticut and 17.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 51.3% of the New London County population

  • The average internet download speed in Gales Ferry is 26.79 Mbps based upon 1288 measurements taken in the last 12 months


Internet Access Technologies

DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Gales Ferry residents who have access to each of these technology types.

Internet Service FAQs

Who has the best internet service near me?

Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Thames Valley Communications as the top provider for Gales Ferry, Connecticut.

How do the internet speeds in Gales Ferry compare to other cities in Connecticut?

Click through to see how the Gales Ferry broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Gales Ferry, North Grosvenor Dale, Old Greenwich, Oxoboxo River, Rockville, Shelton, Woodmont

What is cable internet service?

Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.

What is Mbps?

Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.

What download speed do I need to stream movies?

For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Gales Ferry, Connecticut?

The following zip codes were used: 6335

Who has the fastest internet service in Gales Ferry?

Thames Valley Communications with a download speed of 924 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Gales Ferry.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Gales Ferry - Frontier.

Gales Ferry Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services

Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.


  • 260+ channels
  • Award winning voice remote
  • Customize your plan
  • Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
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  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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