Internet providers in Dover, DE

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Dover internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Dover 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 Dover area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Dover residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 75% of those living in Dover.

There are four internet providers serving the Dover area, and 95.73% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Dover's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Dover

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Dover residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 75% of the area. Dover’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 97% of Dover residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Dover covering 95% 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 Dover than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Dover, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dover, $3.00.

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 Dover. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dover's providers, 298 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

75%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Dover covering 75% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Dover 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Dover, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dover, $3.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Dover. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Dover's providers, 298 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Dover covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Dover 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 Dover, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dover, $3.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Dover. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Dover's providers, 298 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Dover and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dover at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is higher than average for Dover at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Dover residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Dover, DE internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic95%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL75%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 200 MbpsCable97%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Dover with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Dover. The next fastest internet provider in Dover is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Dover with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Dover, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Dover, covering 95% of the city.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.