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Internet providers in Hockessin, DE

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Hockessin, DE internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -Fiber-optic90%
Verizon - -DSL66%
Xfinity $20.00 25 - 400 MbpsCable96%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Hockessin internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in Hockessin 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 Hockessin area will have access to cable, which covers 96% of Hockessin residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 66% of those living in Hockessin.

There are four internet providers serving the Hockessin area, and 92.95% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hockessin's four internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Hockessin

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 98 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
Verizon 222 Mbps 186 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Hockessin

The largest internet providers in Hockessin are Xfinity, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Hockessin.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Hockessin residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Hockessin’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Hockessin residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Hockessin covering 96% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Hockessin, $40.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hockessin, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Hockessin. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hockessin's providers, 146 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Hockessin covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hockessin where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Hockessin, $40.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hockessin, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Hockessin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Hockessin's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Hockessin covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hockessin where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Hockessin, $40.00.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hockessin, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Hockessin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Hockessin's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Hockessin with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in Hockessin. The next fastest internet provider in Hockessin is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Hockessin with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hockessin, $40.00.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hockessin, covering 90% of the city.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.