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Bel Air South, MD internet providers

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic97%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL75%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable98%
GTT Communications - -DSL10%
Birch Communications - -DSL4.037%
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Bel Air South internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Bel Air South 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 Bel Air South area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Bel Air South residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 75% of those living in Bel Air South.

There are six internet providers serving the Bel Air South area, and 98.28% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Bel Air South's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Bel Air South

The largest internet providers in Bel Air South are Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to Bel Air South.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Bel Air South residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 75% of the area. Bel Air South’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 98% of Bel Air South residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Bel Air South covering 97% 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 Bel Air South than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Bel Air South, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bel Air South, $2.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 880 Mbps in Bel Air South. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bel Air South's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

75%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Bel Air South covering 75% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Bel Air South 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 Bel Air South, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bel Air South, $2.14.

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 Bel Air South. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bel Air South's providers, 348 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

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Bel Air South covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Bel Air South 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 Bel Air South, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bel Air South, $2.14.

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 Bel Air South. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Bel Air South's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Bel Air South, you’ll likely have options from cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Bel Air South, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Bel Air South and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bel Air South at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Bel Air South at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Bel Air South residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Bel Air South with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Bel Air South. The next fastest internet provider in Bel Air South is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Bel Air South with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bel Air South, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Bel Air South, covering 97% of the city.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.