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Internet providers in Chester, MD

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Chester, MD internet providers

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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL100%
Atlantic Broadband $39.99 50 - 120 MbpsCable98%
Birch Communications - -DSL5.325%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Delmarva WiFi LLC - -Wireless100%
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Chester internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Chester 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 Chester area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Chester residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Chester, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Chester area, and 98.23% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Chester's six internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 120 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Chester

The largest internet providers in Chester are Verizon, Atlantic Broadband, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Chester.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Chester residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Atlantic Broadband, which covers 98% of the area. Chester’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Chester residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Chester covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Chester 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 Chester, $47.49.

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 Chester, $1.83.

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 Chester. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Chester's providers, 43 Mbps.

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Atlantic Broadband cable internet

Provider

Atlantic Broadband

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

120 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Atlantic Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in Chester covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Atlantic Broadband start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Chester, $47.49.

Atlantic Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chester, $1.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Atlantic Broadband offers download speeds up to 120 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Chester. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Chester's providers, 43 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Chester 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Chester, $47.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chester, $1.83.

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 Chester. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Chester's providers, 43 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Atlantic Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Chester with download speeds up to 120 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Chester. The next fastest internet provider in Chester is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in Chester with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Chester, $47.49.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.