Compare Internet Services in District of Columbia (DC)

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Internet Speed and Connection in District of Columbia

98%

Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster

9%

Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster

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74 Mbps

Average Speed

Average Mbps download speed

Top 3 Metro Locations in District of Columbia

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

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District of Columbia breakdown of Internet coverage

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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Data from FCC Broadband Deployment

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Coverage by Internet type

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.

Most popular cities with Internet around District of Columbia

Internet Access in DC by City

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