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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL69%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable100%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic8.453%
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Darby internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Darby is comparable to the rest of Pennsylvania - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Darby area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Darby 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 69% of those living in Darby.

There are five internet providers serving the Darby area, and 99.79% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Darby's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Darby

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Darby residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 69% of the area. Darby’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Darby 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 Darby 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 Darby than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Darby, $39.99.

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 Darby, $1.54.

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 Darby. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Darby's providers, 678 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

69%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Darby covering 69% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Darby 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Darby, $39.99.

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 Darby, $1.54.

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 Darby. These download speeds are available to 69% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Darby's providers, 678 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 Darby covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Darby 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 Darby, $39.99.

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 Darby, $1.54.

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 Darby. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Darby's providers, 678 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

RCN is the fastest internet provider in Darby with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Darby. The next fastest internet provider in Darby is RCN, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 8.453% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in Darby with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Darby, $39.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Darby, covering 100% of the city. RCN also offers fiber internet in Darby and is available to 8.453% of households.

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.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.