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Internet providers in Middletown, DE

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Middletown, DE internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -Fiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL40%
Atlantic Broadband $39.99 50 - 120 MbpsCable98%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Middletown internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Middletown 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 Middletown area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Middletown residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 40% of those living in Middletown.

There are five internet providers serving the Middletown area, and 98.06% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Middletown's five internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Middletown

The largest internet providers in Middletown are Verizon and Atlantic Broadband bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to Middletown.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Middletown residents, covering 100% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 40% of the area. Middletown’s third most-available internet provider, Atlantic Broadband, offers cable to around 98% of Middletown residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Middletown covering 100% 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 Middletown than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Middletown, $52.19.

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 Middletown. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Middletown's providers, 46 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

40%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to about half of households in Middletown covering 40% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Middletown 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Middletown, $52.19.

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 Middletown. These download speeds are available to 40% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Middletown's providers, 46 Mbps.

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Atlantic Broadband cable internet

Provider

Atlantic Broadband

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

120 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Atlantic Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in Middletown covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Atlantic Broadband start at $39.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Middletown, $52.19.

Atlantic Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Middletown, $2.17.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Atlantic Broadband offers download speeds up to 120 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Middletown. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Middletown's providers, 46 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Middletown may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Middletown fiber-optic, cable, and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Middletown with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Middletown. The next fastest internet provider in Middletown is Atlantic Broadband, offering download speeds up to 120 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in Middletown with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Middletown, $52.19.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Middletown, covering 100% of the city.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.

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.