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Internet providers in Delaware, NJ

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Delaware, NJ internet providers

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CenturyLink $45 12 - 10 MbpsDSL100%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Service Electric - -Cable100%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 50 - 50 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Delaware internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Delaware is comparable to the rest of New Jersey - 99%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Delaware area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Delaware residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 100% of those living in Delaware.

There are five internet providers serving the Delaware area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Delaware's five internet providers, prices start at $34.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Delaware

The largest internet providers in Delaware are CenturyLink and Blue Ridge Communications bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Delaware.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Delaware residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Blue Ridge Communications, which covers 100% of the area. Delaware’s third most-available internet provider, Blue Ridge Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 100% of Delaware residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

10 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Delaware covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Delaware 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Delaware, $47.48.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Delaware, $1.28.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Delaware. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Delaware's providers, 274 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications cable internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to all households in Delaware covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Blue Ridge Communications start at $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Delaware, $47.48.

Blue Ridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Delaware, $1.28.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Delaware. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Delaware's providers, 274 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to all households in Delaware covering 100% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Blue Ridge Communications is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Delaware than other internet types.

Internet prices for Blue Ridge Communications start at $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Delaware, $47.48.

Blue Ridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Delaware, $1.28.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Delaware. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Delaware's providers, 274 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Blue Ridge Communications is the fastest internet provider in Delaware with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Delaware. The next fastest internet provider in Delaware is Service Electric, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications offers the cheapest internet in Delaware with plans starting at $34.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Delaware, $47.48.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Delaware, covering 100% of the city.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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%.