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Internet Service Providers in Washington, DC

Washington, DC has a total of 22 internet providers including  8 Fiber providers, 3 Cable providers, 7 DSL providers, 7 Copper providers, 3 Fixed Wireless providers and 3 Satellite providers.

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Top 6 Broadband Providers in Washington, DC (View all internet providers in Washington, DC below)

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HughesNet logo

HughesNet

Unlimited Data – With no hard data limits, if you use the data in your plan, speeds will reduce.

HughesNet provides Satellite in Washington, DC

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • 24/7 technical support
100.00%Excellent Coverage
HughesNet internet pricing starting at:
$49.95

(855) 980-2160

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Exede logo

Exede

Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite in Washington, DC

  • High-speed satellite Internet service anywhere in the U.S.
  • 3-Year Price Lock
  • Some locations can receive double the normal data, free
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Exede internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(866) 606-9068

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Viasat logo

Viasat

Our mission is to connect the world by making the internet accessible, affordable and secure to everyone, anywhere.

Viasat provides Satellite in Washington, DC

  • New unlimited data plans available in select areas
  • Speeds up to 30mbps available
  • WiFi modem included in most plans
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Viasat internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(844) 899-9722

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Verizon

Fios customers get upload speeds as fast as their download speeds.

Verizon provides Fiber, DSL and Mobile in Washington, DC

  • Take Wi-Fi with you with your mobile hotspot
  • Connect multiple Wi-Fi-enabled devices to Verizon's 4G LTE network
  • Track your data usage in real time on the Verizon Jetpack display
77.60%Excellent Coverage
Verizon internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(844) 338-4948

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Xfinity by Comcast logo

Xfinity by Comcast

Comcast customers get access to millions of WiFi hotspots nationwide!

Xfinity by Comcast provides Cable in Washington, DC

  • Includes Constant Guard, online protection suite (includes Norton)
  • Xfinity Connect app - text and make WiFi calls from your smartphone
  • Access to Millions of WiFi Hotspots
69.02%Good Coverage
Xfinity by Comcast internet pricing starting at:
$29.99

(855) 410-1914

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RCN Telecom Services logo

RCN Telecom Services

Award-winning, high-speed internet service with super fast speeds up to 155 Mbps.

RCN Telecom Services provides Fiber and Cable in Washington, DC

  • Latest equipment so you can get lightning fast speeds.
  • Low cost subscription to McAfee® Internet Security
  • 24/7 Customer Support
46.28%Low Coverage
RCN Telecom Services internet pricing starting at:
$29.99

(844) 464-0058

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2 Television Providers in Washington, DC

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Dish Network

Dish Network offers satellite television service that integrates with Amazon Alexa.

Dish Network provides Television in Washington, DC

  • Free upgrade to HD-DVR
  • Free Premium channels for three months (HBO, CineMax, Starz, Showtime, Dish Movie Pack)
  • HD included free
  • Local channels included
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$41.99

(844) 892-3822

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DIRECTV

DIRECTV has been rated #1 in customer satisfaction over cable for 17 years running.

DIRECTV provides Television in Washington, DC

  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free (46 channels in all) for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR (for qualifying customers)
  • Free professional (standard) installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 410-2386

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4 Cell Phone Providers in Washington, DC

Verizon logo

Verizon

Fios customers get upload speeds as fast as their download speeds.

Verizon provides Cell Phone service in Washington, DC

  • Take Wi-Fi with you with your mobile hotspot
  • Connect multiple Wi-Fi-enabled devices to Verizon's 4G LTE network
  • Track your data usage in real time on the Verizon Jetpack display
Verizon cell phone pricing starting at:
$39.99

(844) 338-4948

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T-Mobile

Stick Together

T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Washington, DC

  • Take your WiFi connection with you on the go
  • Stream unlimited video on Netflix, HBO NOW, Hulu, and others.
  • Up to 20GB of your unused 4G LTE data rolls over
T-Mobile cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(855) 411-0428

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Sprint

Moving Forward. Now together with Nextel

Sprint provides Cell Phone service in Washington, DC

  • No annual service contract
  • No surprising overage charges
  • 3G/4G nationwide
Sprint cell phone pricing starting at:
$50.00

(855) 881-8203

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AT&T Mobility

Bundle with DirecTV for even more savings!

AT&T Mobility provides Cell Phone service in Washington, DC

  • Unlimited Data, Talk and Text!
AT&T Mobility cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(844) 402-2497

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All 16 Broadband Service Providers in Washington, DC

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Viasat logoViasat25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Verizon logoVerizon100 Mbps100 MbpsFiber, DSL, Television and Mobile
77.60%
Xfinity by Comcast logoXfinity by Comcast150 Mbps10 MbpsCable and Television
69.02%
RCN Telecom Services logoRCN Telecom Services155 Mbps15 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
46.28%
Global Capacity logoGlobal Capacity8 Mbps1 MbpsDSL and Copper
8.44%
DC Access logoDC Access20 Mbps5 MbpsFixed Wireless
2.48%
Wisper ISP logoWisper ISP20 Mbps4 MbpsFixed Wireless
0.15%
Access Media 3 logoAccess Media 330 Mbps30 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL and Copper~
Broadview Networks logoBroadview Networks~~DSL and Copper~
Cavalier Telephone logoCavalier Telephone~~Fiber and DSL~
Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 Communications~~Fiber, DSL and Copper~
Zayo Group logoZayo Group~~Fiber, Copper and Fixed Wireless~
Cogent Communications logoCogent Communications~~Fiber and Copper~
Allied Telecom Group logoAllied Telecom Group~~Fiber, DSL and Copper~

Average Download Speed For Washington, DC

80 Mbps

Internet Speed Facts For Washington, DC

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Washington, DC is 80 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 155 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 22 Mbps in Washington.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Washington, DC is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Washington is 3 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.

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Average Advertised Speeds in Washington, DC
DownUp
Fiber (8)103 Mbps95 Mbps
Cable (3)136 Mbps11 Mbps
DSL (7)9 Mbps1 Mbps
Copper (7)30 Mbps30 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (3)20 Mbps5 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in Washington, DC

Anacostia Neighborhood Library
1800 Good Hope Road, Se
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 698-1190
Capitol View Neighborhood Library
5001 Central Avenue, Se
Washington, DC 20019
(202) 645-0755
Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library
5625 Connecticut Avenue, Nw
Washington, DC 20015
(202) 282-0021
Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library
3310 Connecticut Avenue, Nw
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 282-3080
Deanwood Neighborhood Library
4215 Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue, Ne
Washington, DC 20019
(202) 724-8526
District Of Columbia Public Library
901 G Street, N.W. (Room 400)
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 727-1101
Dorothy I. Height-Benning Neighborhood Library
3935 Benning Road, Ne
Washington, DC 20019
(202) 724-4787
Francis A. Gregory Interim Library
3660 Alabama Avenue, Se
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 645-4297
Georgetown Neighborhood Library
3260 R Street, Nw
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 282-0220
Juanita E. Thornton - Shepherd Park
7420 Georgia Avenue, Nw
Washington, DC 20012
(202) 541-6100
Lamond-Riggs Neighborhood Library
5401 South Dakota Avenue, Ne
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 541-6255
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
901 G Street, Nw
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 727-1111
Mt. Pleasant Interim Library
3160 16th Street, Nw
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 671-0200
Northeast Neighborhood Library
330 7th Street, Ne
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 698-3320
Palisades Neighborhood Library
4901 V Street, Nw
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 282-3139
Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library
1700 Alabama Avenue, Se
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 698-1103
Petworth Neighborhood Library
4200 Kansas Avenue, Nw
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 541-6300
Southeast Neighborhood Library
403 7th Street, Se
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 698-3374
Southwest Neighborhood Library
900 Wesley Place, Sw
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 724-4752
Takoma Park Neighborhood Library
416 Cedar Street, Nw
Washington, DC 20012
(202) 576-7252
Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library
4450 Wisconsin Avenue, Nw
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 282-3090
Washington Highlands Interim Library
115 Atlantic Street, Sw
Washington, DC 20032
(202) 645-5880
Watha T. Daniel-Shaw Neighborhood Library
1630 7th St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 727-1288
West End Neighborhood Library
1101 24th Street, Nw
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 724-8707
Woodridge Neighborhood Library
1801 Hamlin Street, Ne
Washington, DC 20018
(202) 541-6226