Internet Providers in Ocean View, DE
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Residential Internet Statistics for Ocean View, DE
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$57.49|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Ocean View, Delaware
Internet Access in Ocean View, Delaware
There are currently an average of 2.97 ISPs in each census block in Ocean View. Practically speaking, this means that the majority of households in the area will have at least 2 choices so far as Internet, and it is easier for residents to switch if disappointed with a particular company.
Viasat Internet has the widest availability for Ocean View residents. They are available to near one hundred percent of Ocean View census blocks. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving practically one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan we've found for HughesNet for Ocean View is 25 Mbps.
Mediacom Cable provides an second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Ocean View with 99 percent coverage and a top download speed of 1,000 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only option for Internet for residents of Ocean View. fixed wireless providers such as Bloosurf can deliver 15 Mbps over wireless hardware. There are also 5 companies in the city selling specialized enterprise-level products and services such as T1 or custom fiber loops. Our search results include every provider with business services on their website.
The data on this page comes from FCC reports specific to Ocean View, and is cross-validated through privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to provide more useful results than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans each year.
In summary, Ocean View's broadband situation follows a common pattern in US cities and towns: widespread coverage of cable and DSL service, except that a majority of houses or apartments are limited to only one provider for either service. The cable/DSL pattern comes from the fact that Broadband providers have their roots as cable TV and telephone corporations. So, they use these conveniently pre-built wired infrastructures for delivering their broadband bundles.
- There are 14 internet providers in Ocean View with 7 of those offering residential service
- Ocean View is the 32nd most connected city in Delaware ahead of Bethany Beach and Bishopville, but behind Frankford, Dagsboro, and Selbyville.
- The fastest zip code in Ocean View for July 2021 is 19970. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
6.2% of consumers in Ocean View300 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 Ocean View, Delaware
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||99.0%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||1.3%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||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 Cap Issues Around Ocean View
Data collected by our market research team shows that some of the top providers in Ocean View use data caps on home broadband plans. Data caps are disliked because customers see caps as a strategy to limit video streaming. Providers explain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the problem is streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Ocean View to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Ocean View||79.4 Mbps||7||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +455 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +69.4 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +81.2 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +90.1 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +82.7 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|