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New Castle, DE internet providers

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL70%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable100%
GTT Communications - -DSL2.265%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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New Castle internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in New Castle 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 New Castle area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of New Castle residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 70% of those living in New Castle.

There are five internet providers serving the New Castle area, and 99.72% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among New Castle's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in New Castle

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all New Castle residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 70% of the area. New Castle’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of New Castle 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 New Castle 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 New Castle than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in New Castle, $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 New Castle, $2.14.

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 New Castle. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all New Castle's providers, 348 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

70%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in New Castle covering 70% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in New Castle 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 New Castle, $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 New Castle, $2.14.

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 New Castle. These download speeds are available to 70% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all New Castle's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but New Castle 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 New Castle, $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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in New Castle, $2.14.

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 New Castle. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all New Castle's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in New Castle with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in New Castle. The next fastest internet provider in New Castle is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

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

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.