Broadband Internet in District of Columbia

Internet Access in District of Columbia

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Coverage by County




Broadband Speeds


of Washingtonians have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.


of Washingtonians have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

Wired Coverage


of Washingtonians have access to wireline service


of Washingtonians have access to fiber-optic service


of Washingtonians have access to cable service


of Washingtonians have access to DSL service

Largest Competing Providers In District of Columbia

  1. Xfinity vs RCN

Coverage by County in District of Columbia

County Name % Broadband Coverage
District of Columbia 99.0%

Internet Speed in Top District of Columbia Cities

City Avg. Download Speed No. of Providers
1. Washington 169.0 MBPS 38 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in District of Columbia

Provider Avg. download speed
Verizon Fios 265.3 MBPS
RCN 261.7 MBPS
Verizon High Speed Internet 243.6 MBPS
XFINITY from Comcast 143.8 MBPS
Windstream 30.6 MBPS

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

District of Columbia Cities

Average speed over time
Washington 99.0%
38 providers