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Broadband Internet in District of Columbia

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INTERNET ACCESS IN District of Columbia

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COVERAGE BY COUNTY

District of Columbia Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.
99%
99% BROADBAND COVERAGE
1%
1% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

55.5

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BROADBAND SPEEDS

99.0%

of Washingtonians have access to wired broadband 25mbps or faster.

99.0%

of Washingtonians have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

35.8%

of Washingtonians have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

99.6%

of Washingtonians have access to wireline service.

74.7%

of Washingtonians have access to fiber-optic service.

98.9%

of Washingtonians have access to cable service.

93.7%

of Washingtonians have access to DSL service.

WIRELESS COVERAGE

100.0%

of Washingtonians have access to mobile broadband service.

7.8%

of Washingtonians have access to fixed wireless service.

Largest Competing Providers In District of Columbia

Top 5 Fastest cities in District of Columbia

CityAvg. Download SpeedNo. of Providers
1.Washington55.6 MBPS39 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in District of Columbia

ProviderAvg. Download Speed
Verizon High Speed Internet96.4 MBPS
Verizon Fios91.5 MBPS
RCN57.1 MBPS
XFINITY from Comcast54.0 MBPS
Windstream38.5 MBPS

GOV'T FUNDING

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 72 internet providers in District of Columbia.
  • There are 6,000 people in District of Columbia without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 3,000 people in District of Columbia that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 3,000 people in District of Columbia don't have any wired internet providers available where they live.

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
Washington99.0%39 providers
Last Updated on 10/16/2019.