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Internet providers in 21212

Find internet providers serving the 21212 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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21212 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -Fiber-optic37%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL93%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 400 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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21212 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 21212 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 21212 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 37% of those living in the 21212 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 21212 area, and 99.39% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 21212, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 21212

The largest internet providers serving the 21212 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 21212 ZIP code, covering 93% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 37% of the area. Baltimore’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 21212 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 21212 ZIP code, covering 93% 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Baltimore, $45.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 21212 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Baltimore's providers, 117 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

150 Mbps

Average availability

37%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 21212 ZIP code, covering 37% 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 21212 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Baltimore, $45.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 150 Mbps in 21212 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 37% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Baltimore's providers, 117 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 21212 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 21212 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, $45.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Baltimore, $2.56.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 21212 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, 117 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 21212 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 21212 and the greater Baltimore area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Baltimore at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Baltimore at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 21212 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 $59.99 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 21212 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 21212 ZIP code with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 21212. The next fastest internet provider in the 21212 ZIP code is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 37% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 21212 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Baltimore, $45.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 21212 ZIP code, covering 37% of the city.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.