Find internet service and providers in District of Columbia
Overview of internet satisfaction and availability in District of Columbia
Xfinity and Verizon are your two primary wired internet suppliers in Washington, DC. Xfinity has cable internet speeds of up to 2,000Mbps, while Verizon’s fiber goes a little higher at 2,300Mbps. Astound Broadband (RCN) is another cable and fiber internet provider in the area, with speeds topping out at 1,500Mbps and 2,000Mbps, respectively. T-Mobile’s fixed wireless internet doesn’t go multi-gig, but it’s your best option over satellite internet if you’re not happy with the wired internet services in your area.
Internet providers received an average satisfaction rating of 3.9 out of 5 stars from customers in District of Columbia.
That ranks District of Columbia 4th nationwide for internet customer satisfaction.Learn more about our methodology
Internet customer satisfaction in District of Columbia
$118.19 average price per payment for internet, per household
94.2% of the time, advertised speeds meet household needs
3.8/5 average customer service rating of internet services
4/5 average reliability rating of services state-wide
1.83 average people per household
$41,490 average income per household
24 average age per household
31% of population employed
Fastest internet providers in District of Columbia
|Provider||Avg download speed||Avg upload speed||Availability||Order online|
|Astound Broadband||169.19 Mbps||20.77 Mbps||53.78%|
|Verizon Home Internet||165.77 Mbps||125.13 Mbps||98.68%|
|XFINITY||152.55 Mbps||21.44 Mbps||95.8%||View Plans for Xfinity|
|Starry Internet||134.31 Mbps||73.91 Mbps||58.1%||View Plans for Starry Internet|
Internet by tech type
|Internet tech type||Avg download speed||% of people with access||% availability||Learn more|
|5G Home||270.96 Mbps||82.7%||99.47%||See all providers|
|Cable||1200 Mbps||83.33%||84.43%||See all providers|
|DSL||15 Mbps||82.61%||100%||See all providers|
|Fiber||1614.58 Mbps||83.21%||83.38%||See all providers|
|Fixed Wireless||229.42 Mbps||67.61%||65.65%||See all providers|
|LTE Home||99 Mbps||41.99%||99%||See all providers|
|Satellite||62.77 Mbps||83.72%||100%||See all providers|
Best cities for internet in District of Columbia
Cities in District of Columbia with the fastest internet
Washington is the best city in District of Columbia for internet, shooting to the top of the list thanks to a combination of record-setting average download speeds, wide fiber-optic internet availability, and the presence of a reliable and well-rated internet provider.
The most connected cities in District of Columbia
Washington is the most internet-connected city in District of Columbia. Washington makes it to the top of the list due to the high number of its residents who have access not only to high-speed internet, but also to fiber internet specifically. A large number of Washington's residents also have access to three or more internet providers—an uncommon number of options compared to the rest of the state.
Top cities in District of Columbia
HighSpeedInternet.com relies on proprietary and exclusive data to analyze the customer and provider trends presented on this page. We analyze millions of results from our speed test tool to determine average statewide speeds, fastest speeds, and availability. Our annual customer satisfaction survey provides us with data for developing the satisfaction rating. We also draw from data provided to us directly by internet providers to determine available tech types and average speeds.