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Internet providers in Hockessin, DE

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Hockessin, DE internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic90%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL66%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable96%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Hockessin internet service at a glance

At 100%, 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 99% 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 63% 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 $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 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 Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to Hockessin.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Hockessin residents, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 66% of the area. Hockessin’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 96% of Hockessin residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Hockessin covering 90% 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 Hockessin 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 Hockessin, $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 Hockessin, $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 Hockessin. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hockessin's providers, 348 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

66%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Hockessin covering 66% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Hockessin 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 Hockessin, $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 Hockessin, $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 Hockessin. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hockessin's providers, 348 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

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 $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Hockessin, $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 Hockessin, $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 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, 348 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Hockessin and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Hockessin at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Hockessin at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Hockessin 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 Hockessin with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Hockessin. The next fastest internet provider in Hockessin is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 90% of the area.

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

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

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.