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Delaware Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in DE

^ An estimated 633,941 Delaware residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Info in DE by City

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Internet Availability in DE

^ Collectively (all cities), 77.2% of all Delaware residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 25th in the nation [2].

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Delaware Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Delaware

  • Median Landline Internet speeds in DE [3]
    • Median download speed: 14.96 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 3.31 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 27.9 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 5.6 Mb/s

Landline Internet Speed: Delaware vs. the U.S.

How Delaware landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in Delaware

  • Median Wireless Internet speeds in DE [3]
    • Median download speed: 3.77 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 1.76 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 12.14 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 5.4 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Speed: Delaware vs. the U.S.

How Delaware wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Delaware

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in DE

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Asymmetric DSL6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Cable Modem100 Mb/s - 1 Gb/s10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s
Optical Carrier50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in DE

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Wireless768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

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Delaware Internet Statistics

Delaware Internet Connectivity

Delaware: 70.6% of residents are connected, with 21.9% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Delaware


  • Delaware Internet Connectivity [1]
    • It is estimated that 633,941 Delaware residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, or elsewhere, or they are connected at multiple locations.
    • It is estimated that 263,993 Delaware residents are not connected to the Internet at all. This includes not being connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Delaware Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 693,205 Delaware residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Delaware

Delaware: The median household income is $62,682; and 12% of households are below poverty level [6].


Delaware Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Delaware Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in DE, median download speeds are 2.27 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 3.97 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in DE [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 14.95 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 6 Mb/s - 20.55 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 4 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.73 Mb/s - 5.46 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in DE [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 3.77 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.22 Mb/s - 12.14 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 1.76 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.51 Mb/s - 5.4 Mb/s

Delaware Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Delaware [1]: 70.6% of DE residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 70.6% mark ranks Delaware 26th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 31.1% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 5.5% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 12.1% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 21.9% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 29.4% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Delaware Internet Availability [2]
    • 77.2% of DE residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Delaware 25th in the country.

Delaware Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in DE, median download speeds are 0.91 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.34 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in DE [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 19.96 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 4.64 Mb/s - 42.93 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 3.65 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.48 Mb/s - 5.53 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in DE [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 9.96 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.97 Mb/s - 20.21 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 2.29 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.73 Mb/s - 5.81 Mb/s

Additional information about Delaware

About Delaware

Delaware has a population of approximately 897,934, which ranks 47th in the U.S. among all states. [6]

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More about Delaware Internet Access

For more information about Delaware Internet Service Providers, or for additional resources regarding DE Internet service overall, visit Delaware Department of Technology and Information.

More About Delaware

Of all residents in Delaware, 82% have a high school diploma or higher, and 24% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

Delaware Cities

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References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau