Internet Providers in Fenwick Island, DE

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Residential Internet Statistics for Fenwick Island, DE
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.28

Internet Access in Fenwick Island, Delaware

The Internet availability data on this page is calculated based on FCC databases. Then, we ensure the data is verified against privatized files. As of 2021, we've processed 982 rows of governmental and privatized data on Internet availability within Fenwick Island. Our data analysis team has hand-collected price data and fine print info for 301 Internet and bundle plans in Fenwick Island. There is limited speed test information for the Fenwick Island area. Data is limited to 8 records over the last 12 month period. Shoppers should pay more attention to advertised Internet speeds shown above for local companies like HughesNet.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As residents might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

XFINITY from Comcast as well as Verizon High Speed Internet can also provide Internet service in Fenwick Island, often competing for the same customers.

DSL and cable are the primary broadband types around the Fenwick Island area. They are frequently overlapping and competing with each other. Cable speed is usually stronger, but the overall speeds we've recorded with either network system are comparable.

Looking at the big picture, most Fenwick Island residents have 2-3 choices for Internet. In Delaware, this is around the norm. Fenwick Island ranks 44th in terms of the density of broadband availability at local addresses.

Internet Statistics 2021

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

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Fenwick Island, Delaware

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Fenwick Island, Delaware

  • Xfinity - Cable - 98.7% Availability in Fenwick Island - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Fenwick Island - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Fenwick Island - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fenwick Island

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Fenwick Island is the 44th most connected city in Delaware behind Selbyville, Ocean View, Bethany Beach, Bishopville, and Ocean City.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Sussex County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Approximately 74% of Fenwick Island residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Sussex County, approximately 11,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Summary Of Internet Providers In Fenwick Island

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 98.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Bloosurf Fixed Wireless 90.8%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Bloosurf Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 1.3%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Fenwick Island to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fenwick Island 119.2 Mbps 5 $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +296.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -0.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -3 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +8.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +8.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )