Internet Providers in Bear, DE

Residential Internet Statistics for Bear, DE
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Bear, Delaware:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    99.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.5% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    95.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    95.2% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    38.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    38.2% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    38.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    38.2% Available
  • 7. 7. Delmarva WiFi
    13.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    13.6% Available
  • 8. Breezeline
    1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    1% Available
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Internet Access in Bear, Delaware

Bear features a total of 8 broadband providers marketing residential connections. If you count business Internet, there are 20 Internet providers in the area, such as Xfinity and TPx Communications.

The information on this page comes via FCC reports. Then, it's enhanced through privatized databases and direct provider reporting to output more granular resources than governmental websites. Information about pricing of individual Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points annually.

Since many houses come pre-wired for one telephone (DSL) company and one cable company, the majority of Bear residents have 2-3 wired broadband service providers to choose from. 3.61% of the Bear area are limited to one or fewer options for which provider to use. Regardless of other technologies on the market, including satellite, DSL and cable broadband services are likely to provide the best price for home use.

Viasat Internet has the widest availability in Bear. The provider is accessible for virtually one hundred percent of Bear. HughesNet is also a common choice, providing close to one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest Internet plan we've found for HughesNet for Bear is 25 megabits per second.

To summarize, locals are likely making a choice between Cable and DSL and Fiber. The mapping and download speed test data below show how the real-world speed and performance results vary when comparing specific neighborhoods and ISPs in Bear.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bear, Delaware

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 99.5%
Breezeline 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 1.0%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 38.2%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 38.2%

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1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Bear is the 13th most connected city in Delaware ahead of Chesapeake City and Elkton, but behind New Castle, Newark, and Delaware City.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 2,000 people in New Castle County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 95% of people living in Bear have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 96% of Bear residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In New Castle County, approximately 8,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Bear to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bear 374.5 Mbps 10 $0.74 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +207.2 Mbps ) 22 ( +12 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -201.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -174.8 Mbps ) 20 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -172.3 Mbps ) 27 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -178 Mbps ) 11 ( +1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )