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Internet providers in 20866

Find internet providers serving the 20866 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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20866 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -Fiber-optic99%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL57%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable98%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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20866 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 20866 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 20866 ZIP will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 57% of those living in the 20866 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 20866 area, and 98.34% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 20866, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 20866

The largest internet providers serving the 20866 ZIP code are Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to the area.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 20866 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 57% of the area. Burtonsville’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 98% of residents in the 20866 ZIP code.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 20866 ZIP code, covering 99% 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 20866 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 Burtonsville, $44.99.

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 20866 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Burtonsville's providers, 79 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

57%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to about half of households in the 20866 ZIP code, covering 57% 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 Burtonsville, $44.99.

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 20866 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 57% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Burtonsville's providers, 79 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 20866 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 20866 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 Burtonsville, $44.99.

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 Burtonsville, $2.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 20866 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Burtonsville's providers, 79 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 20866 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 20866 and the greater Burtonsville area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Burtonsville at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Burtonsville at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 20866 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 20866 frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in the 20866 ZIP code with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 20866. The next fastest internet provider in the 20866 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 20866 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Burtonsville, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 20866 ZIP code, covering 99% 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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.