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Internet Providers in Selbyville, Delaware
Most Popular Internet Providers in Selbyville, Delaware:
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Internet Access in Selbyville, Delaware
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Selbyville. HughesNet is also a common option.
Since FCC availability data is only collected twice a year and only published 6+ months later, provider availability shown below may not reflect the most recent network upgrades or regional changes. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this issue.
Verizon High Speed Internet is another common Internet option in Selbyville, offering primarily DSL connections with coverage in 96 percent of Selbyville. Bloosurf is another alternative wireless service to practically one hundred percent of local residents. Keep in mind that fixed wireless requires roof access or line of site with a Bloosurf tower or access point.
Zooming in on the broadband network technology options in Selbyville, there are currently two primary systems: cable (Mediacom Cable is an example) and DSL (providers like Verizon High Speed Internet).
Click around in the map on this page to see coverage differences in specific neighborhoods. As of 2021, our coverage data shows that the average census block in area has 3.23 or more serviceable Internet providers.
- There are 12 internet providers in Selbyville with 6 of those offering residential service
- Selbyville is the 29th most connected city in Delaware ahead of Bishopville, Berlin, and Willards, but behind Frankford and Dagsboro.
- The fastest zip code in Selbyville for July 2021 is 19975. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
3.9% of consumers in Selbyville300 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 Selbyville, Delaware
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||67.0%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||58.8%|
|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 and Video Streaming Around Selbyville
Data collected by our researchers suggests that many of the popular providers in Selbyville place some sort of limit on data use for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue lately since consumers view them as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting". Providers insist that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming video, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.
Compare Selbyville to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Selbyville||234.6 Mbps||6||$0.70 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +299.8 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -85.8 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -74 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -65.1 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -72.5 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|