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Internet Providers in Georgetown, Delaware
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Internet Access in Georgetown, Delaware
Consumers have access to 14 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Georgetown. There are 3 LTE companies.
We should note that since FCC coverage data is collected biannually and only published 6+ months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet options in Georgetown.
Cable TV and Internet providers like XFINITY from Comcast and DSL providers like Verizon High Speed Internet are the main broadband network systems available in Georgetown.
View the interactive map below to explore broadband competition at a granular census block level. You will find that while most addresses have 3-4 options for service, others can be less connected or might be limited to one.
Internet Statistics 2021
20.5% of consumers in Georgetown3,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Georgetown, Delaware
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||36.5%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||66.4%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues in Georgetown
Data collected by our market research team suggests that some of the top providers in the area place some sort of limit on data use for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since customers view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services. Providers explain data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the culprit is over-the-top streaming services, which can use one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Compare Georgetown to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Georgetown||77.1 Mbps||8||$0.25 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +457.3 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +71.7 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +83.5 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +92.4 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +85 Mbps )||8||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|