CONNECTICUT (SEPTEMBER 19, 2022) – Optimum today announces that its 5 Gig and 2 Gig Fiber Internet service is now available across its Connecticut fiber footprint. 5 Gig Fiber Internet is the fastest residential fiber internet service in the tri-state area with symmetrical speeds up to 5 Gig[1], which is more than twice as fast as speeds offered by competing fiber providers.

“Just in time for back to school, Optimum is pleased to bring its multi-gigabit fiber internet speeds to our Connecticut customers,” said Matt Grover, EVP of Consumer and Business Services for Optimum. “Our 5 Gig and 2 Gig Fiber Internet offers speeds more than twice as fast as the competition, and we can’t wait for our Connecticut customers to begin experiencing the fastest fiber internet service in the tri-state area.”

Optimum 5 Gig and 2 Gig Fiber Internet service is delivered over Optimum’s new 100% Fiber Internet network, which is available at more than 1.6 million addresses and growing every day. The service offers symmetrical speeds, so customers can enjoy upload speeds as fast as download speeds, greater reliability, and Smart WiFi 6 for greater whole home WiFi coverage. In addition, consumers can enjoy high resolution video streaming up to 8K and lower latency for an enhanced connectivity experience across multiple devices and for data-intensive online activities such as virtual reality applications, gaming, and more.

Optimum 5 Gig and 2 Gig Fiber Internet is also available across Optimum’s Long Island fiber footprint and will continue to roll out in phases across the company’s tri-state area fiber footprint.

For new customers, Optimum 5 Gig Fiber Internet is $180/month and 2 Gig Fiber Internet is $120/month. Existing customers can call 1.866.347.4784 to upgrade.

For more information on Optimum’s multi-gig speed tiers and other fiber offerings, visit

About Optimum

Optimum is a brand of Altice USA, one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, delivering broadband, video, and mobile services to nearly 5 million residential and business customers across 21 states. The company operates a4, an advanced advertising and data business, which provides audience-based, multiscreen advertising solutions to local, regional and national businesses and advertising clients. Altice USA also offers hyper-local, national, international and business news through its News 12, Cheddar News and i24NEWS networks.

[1] Wired connection. WiFi Speeds may vary.