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Internet Providers in Harrington, Delaware
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Internet Access in Harrington, Delaware
Harrington features only two major Internet service types to grapple with: coaxial cable (79.91% availability) and DSL (81.90% coverage). Cable broadband is usually delivered from traditional cable TV providers, using copper coaxial television cables on utility poles. DSL Internet, similarly, is delivered over landline phone lines. The vast majority of Harrington census blocks can subscribe to cable service or DSL from competing ISPs.
We should note that since FCC data is currently collected twice annually and only published 6+ months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
Verizon High Speed Internet is also a commonly available Internet choice in Harrington. They offer primarily DSL service available to 81 percent of Harrington. Bloosurf offers an alternative wireless service worth noting to virtually one hundred percent of local residents, although it requires roof access or proximity to a Bloosurf access point.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Harrington's primary wired broadband options.
To summarize, Internet access isn't perfect in Harrington, but the average household still has around 2 providers to choose from. Explore the map below to analyze which neighborhoods have more or less competition. For the time being, only 2,000 Harrington residents are limited to one or fewer providers.
Internet Statistics 2021
25.7% of consumers in Harrington2,000 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 Harrington, Delaware
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||80.1%|
|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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 and Cord Cutting in Harrington
Data collected by our research team shows that some of the popular providers in the area place some sort of limit on streaming on residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue since consumers view caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Harrington to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Harrington||20 Mbps||7||$3.29 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +514.4 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +128.8 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +140.6 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +149.5 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +142.1 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|