Internet Service in District of Columbia

28.2% of those living in the District of Columbia have no internet access available to them personally, despite the fact that 100% of the state can get high speed wireless internet of up to 10 Mbps. This shortage of internet is purely economic, and shows the digital divide among those with differing income brackets.

In addition to the 100% wireless coverage of DC, 98.4% of the district has DSL internet available, 98.2% has cable internet available and 46.2% has fiber internet as an option.

The District of Columbia offers the best choice in providers. Over 98% of DC residents have 3 or more providers offering them service.

Broadband in District of Columbia

Cities in District of ColumbiaProvidersSpeeds (down/up)Speeds (down/up)Score
Naval Anacost Annex, DC5150 Mbps / 12 Mbps / N/A
Washington, DC252 Gbps / 940 Mbps51 Mbps / 48 MbpsN/A
Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in District of Columbia
ProviderMax. SpeedsAvg. Speeds
1.HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps25 Mbps
2.Viasat logoViasat150 Mbps25 Mbps
3.Verizon logoVerizon55 Mbps27 Mbps
4.Cyberonic logoCyberonic11 Mbps11 Mbps
5.Verizon Fios Fiber logoVerizon Fios Fiber940 Mbps940 Mbps
6.RCN logoRCN155 Mbps121 Mbps
7.Global Capacity logoGlobal Capacity8 Mbps4 Mbps
8.DC Access logoDC Access20 Mbps20 Mbps
9.Wisper ISP logoWisper ISP20 Mbps20 Mbps
10.Access Media 3 logoAccess Media 330 Mbps30 Mbps
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