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Internet providers in Capitol Heights, MD

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Capitol Heights, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -Fiber-optic100%
Verizon - -DSL67%
Xfinity $20.00 25 - 400 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Capitol Heights internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Capitol Heights 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 Capitol Heights area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Capitol Heights residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 67% of those living in Capitol Heights.

There are four internet providers serving the Capitol Heights area, and 99.80% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Capitol Heights's four internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Capitol Heights

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 102 Mbps 50 Mbps Cable
Verizon 148 Mbps 87 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Capitol Heights

The largest internet providers in Capitol Heights are Xfinity, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Capitol Heights.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Capitol Heights residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Capitol Heights’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Capitol Heights residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Capitol Heights covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Capitol Heights residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Capitol Heights, $40.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Capitol Heights, $1.90.

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 Capitol Heights. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Capitol Heights's providers, 146 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Capitol Heights covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Capitol Heights where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Capitol Heights, $40.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 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 Capitol Heights, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Capitol Heights. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Capitol Heights's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Capitol Heights covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Capitol Heights where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Capitol Heights, $40.00.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Capitol Heights, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Capitol Heights. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Capitol Heights's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Capitol Heights with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Capitol Heights. The next fastest internet provider in Capitol Heights is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Capitol Heights with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Capitol Heights, $40.00.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Capitol Heights, covering 100% of the city.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.