Internet Providers in Selbyville, Delaware

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Residential Internet Statistics for Selbyville, DE
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 129.52 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 1.51%

Internet Access in Selbyville, Delaware

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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 4.19 or more serviceable Internet providers.

  • There are 14 internet providers in Selbyville with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Selbyville is the 30th most connected city in Delaware ahead of Bishopville, Berlin, and Willards, but behind Frankford and Dagsboro.
  • The fastest zip code in Selbyville for February 2021 is 19975. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Selbyville, Delaware

  • Mediacom - 67.0% Availability in Selbyville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 59.0% Availability in Selbyville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Selbyville - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Selbyville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Selbyville

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Selbyville is the 30th most connected city in Delaware ahead of Bishopville, Berlin, and Willards, but behind Frankford and Dagsboro.

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 97% of Selbyville 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, 19975 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Selbyville.

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.

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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Selbyville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Bloosurf Fixed Wireless 99.8%+ 50 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 67.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 59.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Bloosurf Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 38.1%+ 987 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 75.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 9.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 1.8%+ 1.5 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Copper 0.5%+ 45 Mbps

Compare Selbyville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Selbyville 129.5 Mbps 7 $0.39 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +219.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( -22.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( -29.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( -17.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( -14.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )