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Internet Service in Delaware

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INTERNET ACCESS IN Delaware

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COVERAGE BY COUNTY

Delaware Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.
94.8%
94.8% TERRESTRIAL BROADBAND COVERAGE
57.1%
57.1% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

65.0

14th

BROADBAND SPEEDS

97.3%

of Delawareans have access to wired broadband 25mbps or faster.

97.3%

of Delawareans have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

8.5%

of Delawareans have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

98.8%

of Delawareans have access to wireline service.

56.6%

of Delawareans have access to fiber-optic service.

96.5%

of Delawareans have access to cable service.

71.0%

of Delawareans have access to DSL service.

Coverage by County in Delaware

County Name% Broadband Coverage
Kent96.1%
New Castle98.4%
Sussex95.1%

Internet Speed in Top Delaware Cities

CityAvg. Download SpeedNo. of Providers
1.Wilmington102.6 MBPS22 Providers
2.Newark98.1 MBPS20 Providers
3.Dover97.8 MBPS15 Providers
4.New Castle88.2 MBPS17 Providers
5.Bear114.0 MBPS16 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in Delaware

ProviderAvg. Download Speed
Verizon Fios122.4 MBPS
Verizon High Speed Internet103.0 MBPS
XFINITY from Comcast101.9 MBPS
Atlantic Broadband51.7 MBPS
Mediacom Cable47.2 MBPS

GOV'T FUNDING

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 52 internet providers in Delaware.
  • There are 26,000 people in Delaware without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 43,000 people in Delaware that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 11,000 people in Delaware don't have any wired internet providers available where they live.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Delaware CITIES

Average speed over time
Bear99.6%16 providers
Bridgeville80.0%12 providers
Camden Wyoming99.0%13 providers
Claymont97.8%13 providers
Clayton98.3%11 providers
Dagsboro98.3%12 providers
Delmar92.4%12 providers
Dover97.7%15 providers
Felton94.3%11 providers
Frankford96.4%14 providers
Frederica99.4%10 providers
Georgetown95.4%14 providers
Greenwood61.1%11 providers
Harrington80.4%11 providers
Hartly96.0%10 providers
Hockessin97.4%13 providers
Laurel88.4%15 providers
Lewes99.7%18 providers
Lincoln98.7%9 providers
Magnolia99.2%10 providers
Middletown99.8%17 providers
Milford98.7%13 providers
Millsboro98.6%13 providers
Milton97.1%15 providers
New Castle98.5%17 providers
Newark99.4%20 providers
Ocean View98.7%15 providers
Rehoboth Beach99.8%15 providers
Seaford96.9%14 providers
Selbyville99.0%12 providers
Smyrna84.7%13 providers
Townsend96.5%15 providers
Wilmington98.8%22 providers
Last Updated on 2/6/2020.