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There are 36 home TV and internet providers and 44 business providers across all of District of Columbia. 65.4% of homes can get more than one wired (cable, DSL, fiber) internet provider, which is below average (#51 out of 52, including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.). Competition is generally good for the customer, which means internet in District of Columbia is more likely to offer competitive speeds or prices. All home internet providers are listed below.

District of Columbia Internet Service Providers

Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
Verizon153.5%Visit site
XFINITY (Comcast)98.7%Visit site
RCN72.8%Visit site
GTT9.4%Visit site
DC Access6.9%Visit site
Access Media Holdings<.1%Visit site
Believe Broadband<.1%Visit site
Enqwest<.1%N/A

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29.8% of District residents have only 1 wired provider connected to their block. 0.6% have no options at their homes except for satellite internet. This places District of Columbia as the 2nd most connected state.

Internet Provider Types

99.4% of District of Columbia homes can get some type of internet. The table below shows which types of service are available.

Internet Type% of District of Columbia
Fiber63.2%
Cable98.8%
DSL93.7%
Fixed Wireless6.9%

District of Columbia Internet Speeds

We measure two different types of max speeds. The first is a measure of the fastest speed a home could get for any price. For District of Columbia the average is 31 Mbps. This measure puts District of Columbia #4 out of 52 in the US.

Download Speed% of District of Columbia
.1 to 5 Mbps0.3%
6 to 10 Mbps0.1%
11 to 20 Mbps0.1%
21 to 30 Mbps0.0%
31 to 75 Mbps0.0%
76 to 100 Mbps0.0%
101 to 250 Mbps0.0%
251 to 500 Mbps43.5%
501 to 999 Mbps33.4%
1 Gbps or more21.9%

Our second measure of speed is the actual average speed in Mbps for all District residents. Real-world average speeds in District of Columbia are about 31 Mbps, meaning District of Columbia ranks #7 out of 52.

Detailed Internet Data by City

DecisionData has obsessively collected and calculated the most comprehensive data for ISPs (internet service providers) in District of Columbia. Click on a city to view detailed information including speeds by provider by city and much more.

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