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

Largest Cities in District of ColumbiaProvidersSpeeds (down/up)Speeds (down/up)Broadband Score
Naval Anacost Annex, DC5100 Mbps / 12 Mbps / N/A
Washington, DC252 Gbps / 940 Mbps51 Mbps / 48 MbpsN/A
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in District of Columbia
ProviderAvg. Speeds
HughesNet25 Mbps
Viasat25 Mbps
Verizon27 Mbps
Cyberonic11 Mbps
Verizon Fios Fiber940 Mbps
RCN121 Mbps
Global Capacity4 Mbps
DC Access20 Mbps
Wisper ISP20 Mbps
Access Media 330 Mbps
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