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Internet providers in 21206

Find internet providers serving the 21206 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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21206 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL96%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic26%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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21206 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 21206 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Maryland - 97%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 21206 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 26% of those living in the 21206 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 21206 area, and 99.67% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 21206, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Baltimore

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 206 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
Verizon 58 Mbps 22 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 21206

The largest internet providers serving the 21206 ZIP code are Verizon and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 21206 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 26% of the area. Baltimore’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 21206 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 21206 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines 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 Baltimore, $52.99.

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 Baltimore, $0.38.

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 21206 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Baltimore's providers, 127 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

150 Mbps

Average availability

26%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 21206 ZIP code, covering 26% 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 21206 ZIP code 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 Baltimore, $52.99.

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 Baltimore, $0.38.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 150 Mbps in 21206 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 26% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Baltimore's providers, 127 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 21206 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 21206 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 Baltimore, $52.99.

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 Baltimore, $0.38.

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 21206 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Baltimore's providers, 127 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 21206 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 21206 and the greater Baltimore area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Baltimore at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Baltimore at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 21206 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Baltimore may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Baltimore cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 21206 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 21206 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 21206. The next fastest internet provider in the 21206 ZIP code is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 21206 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Baltimore, $52.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 21206 ZIP code, covering 26% 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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