Internet Providers in Frankford, DE

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Residential Internet Statistics for Frankford, DE
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $63.74

Internet Access in Frankford, Delaware

FCC Form 477 data is the backbone for the Internet availability data listed on this page. Since launching in 2014, we've analyzed 3,118 rows of FCC and privatized databases on broadband access in Frankford. Our researchers have hand-collected price data and terms on 268 broadband deals in Frankford. Our download averages analysis is derived from M-Labs speed test data. Generally speaking, speed test-based datasets are a rough indication of network performance. These averages are not a promise the actual performance available at residences around Frankford.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet options in Frankford.

Considering the network technology types within Frankford, there are essentially two choices: cable (providers like Mediacom Cable) and DSL (think Verizon High Speed Internet).

Broadband competition available for Frankford is relatively high, with the average household having 3 Internet providers to choose from. Access isn't distributed fairly — as a surprising 29.39 percent of addresses in the area are limited to one or fewer options for true wired broadband service.

While the main providers are Viasat and HughesNet, Mediacom Cable is also in Frankford with a recorded top speed of 1,000 Mbps. Providers such as Bloosurf can connect you to as much as 25 Mbps via wireless relays. Explore the interactive map below to see broadband coverage on a granular level.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Frankford with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Frankford is the 25th most connected city in Delaware ahead of Dagsboro, Selbyville, Ocean View, and Bishopville, but behind Millsboro.
  • The fastest zip code in Frankford for April 2021 is 19945. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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 Frankford, Delaware

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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Frankford, Delaware

  • Mediacom - Cable - 95.4% Availability in Frankford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Frankford - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Frankford - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Frankford

Frankford Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Frankford is the 25th most connected city in Delaware ahead of Dagsboro, Selbyville, Ocean View, and Bishopville, but behind Millsboro.

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 71% of Frankford 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.

As of this month, 19945 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Frankford.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

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.

Data Caps on Frankford Internet Plans

Many Internet companies have decided to increase the use of "data caps" onto residential broadband packages recently. This market trend is certainly true in Frankford, with local ISPs like Mediacom featuring capped plans. It's not a large issue for most residents, but it is liable to affect households that share their connection with multiple other household members or "power users" who consume a large amount of high-def content. Data caps on cable plans tend to be around 1 Terabyte, which is an issue for fewer than 1% of Internet users. Potential Mediacom Cable customers in Frankford are advised to double check data caps before signing a contract.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Frankford

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Bloosurf Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 95.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
BridgeMAXX Wireless Fixed Wireless 38.0%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Bloosurf Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
BridgeMAXX Wireless Fixed Wireless 78.1%+ 50 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 57.9%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Frankford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Frankford 78.7 Mbps 7 $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +336.7 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +40.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +37.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +48.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +48.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )