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Internet providers in Fort Washington, PA

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Fort Washington, PA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic99%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL44%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Fort Washington internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Fort Washington 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 Fort Washington area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 99% of Fort Washington 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 44% of those living in Fort Washington.

There are four internet providers serving the Fort Washington area, and 99.41% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fort Washington'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 Fort Washington

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 180 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
Verizon 61 Mbps 19 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Fort Washington

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Fort Washington residents, covering 99% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 44% of the area. Fort Washington’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Fort Washington residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Fort Washington covering 99% 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 Fort Washington 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 Fort Washington, $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 Fort Washington, $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 Fort Washington. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Washington's providers, 347 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

44%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to about half of households in Fort Washington covering 44% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Fort Washington 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 Fort Washington, $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 Fort Washington, $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 Fort Washington. These download speeds are available to 44% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Washington's providers, 347 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Fort Washington covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Fort Washington 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 Fort Washington, $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 Fort Washington, $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 Fort Washington. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Washington's providers, 347 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Fort Washington and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fort Washington at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fort Washington at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Fort Washington 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 Fort Washington with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Fort Washington. The next fastest internet provider in Fort Washington is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 99% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Fort Washington, covering 99% of the city.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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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.