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Internet providers in Brookside, DE

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Brookside, DE internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic98%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL60%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Brookside internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Brookside is comparable to the rest of Delaware - 99%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Brookside area will have access to cable, which covers 83% of Brookside residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 68% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 60% of those living in Brookside.

There are four internet providers serving the Brookside area, and 99.62% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Brookside's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Brookside

The largest internet providers in Brookside are Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to Brookside.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Brookside residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 60% of the area. Brookside’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Brookside residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Brookside covering 98% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Verizon is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Brookside than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Brookside, $53.74.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Brookside, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 880 Mbps in Brookside. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Brookside's providers, 347 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

60%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Brookside covering 60% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Brookside to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Brookside, $53.74.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Brookside, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Brookside. These download speeds are available to 60% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Brookside's providers, 347 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Brookside covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Brookside residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Brookside, $53.74.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Brookside, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Brookside. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Brookside's providers, 347 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Brookside, you’ll likely have options from cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Brookside, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Brookside and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Brookside at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Brookside at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Brookside residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Brookside with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Brookside. The next fastest internet provider in Brookside is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Brookside with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Brookside, $53.74.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Brookside, covering 98% of the city.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.