Best Delaware City Internet Service Providers

Delaware City, DE has a total of 4 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 4 internet service options in Delaware City. 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 Delaware City is Verizon. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1VerizonFiber940 Mbps880 Mbps94.3%
2Acquisitions Cogeco Cable Holdings IICable1000 Mbps53 Mbps76.5%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Delaware City DE 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 Delaware City have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Delaware City are compared to New Castle County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Delaware overall?
Average download speeds in Delaware City of 42.83 Mbps are faster than the New Castle County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Delaware.

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Delaware City Internet Access Facts

  • DSL internet is available to 0.0% of the New Castle County population

  • The average internet download speed in Delaware City is 42.83 Mbps based upon 352 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 74.3% of the Delaware City population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 89.4% of Delaware City residents

  • There are 4 residential internet providers in Delaware City, DE providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Delaware City is 47.2% faster than the New Castle County average and 32.2% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

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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 Delaware City 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 Verizon as the top provider for Delaware City, Delaware.

Who has the fastest internet service in Delaware City?

Acquisitions Cogeco Cable Holdings II with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Delaware City.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Delaware City, Delaware?

The following zip codes were used: 19706

What is fiber internet service?

Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Delaware City internet service.

Speed Devices Typical Usage
25+ Mbps1-2 devicesWeb browsing
Music streaming
HD video streaming
100+ Mbps3-5 devicesVideo conferencing
4K video streaming
Online gaming
1000+ Mbps6+ devicesMultiple video or 4K streams
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How do the internet speeds in Delaware City compare to other cities in Delaware?

Click through to see how the Delaware City broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Claymont, Edgemoor, Frankford, Hockessin, Milford, Ocean View, Selbyville

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Delaware City - Verizon.

What is DSL internet service?

DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Delaware City, Delaware?

Verizon provides broadband internet service to 94.3% of Delaware City.




Delaware City 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.


DISH

  • 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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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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Sling

  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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