Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – Population 6,249,950
The largest metro area in District of Columbia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a population of 6,249,950.00. This is followed by the metro area, with a population of . This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
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92% get DSL
98% get Cable
77% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
The District of Columbia’s Community Access Network (DC-CAN) project plans to deploy a high-speed middle mile broadband infrastructure to provide direct Internet connections for community anchor institutions located predominantly in the city's economically distressed areas.
DC Internet news
As part of a longstanding project to connect essential community anchor institutions across the country, and facilitate closer collaboration and long-term benefits for education, research, healthcare, public safety, and government services, the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) proposes a comprehensive 50-state network benefitting approximately 121,000 community anchors.