Internet Providers in Milford, DE

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

Internet Access in Milford, Delaware

Milford currently features two widely available wired Internet service providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. Their network offers speeds up to 100 Mbps and availability for practically one hundred percent of the population. HughesNet provides Satellite, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of Milford and reported speeds of 25 Mbps.

The data on this page comes from provider coverage reports specific to the area. Listings here are validated against private databases and direct provider reporting to create more accurate resources than is available from government websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points every year. There are 317 plans in Milford from 2014–present. There are 39 Internet deals currently marketed in the area.

Since most buildings come pre-wired for one telephone (DSL) company and one cable television provider, the majority of Milford residents have 2 wired broadband providers to choose from (2.88 per census block specifically). 6.57% of the Milford area — 1,000 people in total — are limited to one or fewer choices for which provider to use. cable and DSL broadband generally offer the most agreeable price for home use.

XFINITY from Comcast provides a common second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Milford with a maximum download speed of 987 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only way to get Internet access for residents of Milford. fixed wireless providers like Bloosurf can offer 15 Mbps via wireless technology. There are 5 companies within Milford with specialized enterprise and business services like point-to-point connectivity or custom fiber loops. BroadbandNow includes every provider with business services on their website, but keep in mind that residential companies sometimes have unlisted business packages as well.

Overall, the widest available Internet services in Milford are Cable, followed by DSL. The coverage maps and speed test data below show where the real-world speed test statistics differ when comparing neighborhoods and providers in the area.

  • There are 12 internet providers in Milford with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Milford is the 38th most connected city in Delaware ahead of Ellendale and Frederica, but behind Harrington, Felton, and Lincoln.
  • The fastest zip code in Milford for April 2021 is 19963. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Milford, Delaware

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Milford, Delaware

  • Xfinity - Cable - 98.8% Availability in Milford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Milford - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Milford - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Milford

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Milford is the 38th most connected city in Delaware ahead of Ellendale and Frederica, but behind Harrington, Felton, and Lincoln.

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 93% of Milford 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, 19963 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Milford.

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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Milford

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 98.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Bloosurf Fixed Wireless 94.4%+ 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Bloosurf Fixed Wireless 76.5%+ 50 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 17.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 1.1%+ 1.5 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 0.6%+ -- Mbps

Compare Milford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Milford 111.4 Mbps 5 $0.39 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +304 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +7.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +4.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +16 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +16.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )