Internet Providers in Washington, DC
Residential Internet Statistics for Washington, DC
|Internet Service Providers:||7|
|Plans Start From:||$14.99|
|Top Download Speed:||1.2 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
Top Internet Providers in Washington, District of Columbia:
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Internet Service in Washington D.C.
As the capital city and only federal district in the country, Washington D.C. is home to many historical landmarks like the Capitol Building and the White House. Whether you’re a tourist taking pictures or a local navigating the city, you’ll most likely need a strong internet connection. Washington D.C. hosts several broadband providers with high-speed internet service, including Xfinity and Verizon Fios, which are mostly available in neighborhoods like Chevy Chase and Georgetown. These ISPs are your best bet for gigabit download speeds.
Fastest Internet Providers in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. benefits from excellent coverage when it comes to fast internet. The district is home to cable and fiber internet connections courtesy of Xfinity and Verizon, respectively. With Verizon Fios, a fiber internet provider is able to cover a large portion of the city. This means customers can enjoy near-gigabit speeds and various plans in which to choose, based on budget and speed preference. Likewise, Xfinity, the district’s No. 1 cable internet provider, covers nearly all of the city with maximum download speeds of 1.2 Gbps — more than enough to satisfy the most demanding residential bandwidth needs.
In those small pockets of the capital where neither cable internet nor fiber-optic connections are available, wireless options like T-Mobile’s 5G Home internet are an alternative. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet does not need to rely on wired infrastructure. Instead, it utilizes the 5G cellular ultra wide-band technology to deliver dependable service at speeds capable of handling demanding activities like streaming or videoconferencing.
Frequently Asked Questions About Internet in Washington, D.C.
Internet Provider Store Locations in Washington
1.1% of consumers in Washington6,000 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.
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Map of ISPs in Washington
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