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Internet providers in Chestertown, MD

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Chestertown, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -DSL86%
Atlantic Broadband $39.99 50 - 120 MbpsCable79%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Delmarva WiFi $71.00 10 - 25 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Chestertown internet service at a glance

At 88%, broadband coverage in Chestertown 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 Chestertown area will have access to DSL, which covers 86% of Chestertown residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 79% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Chestertown, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Chestertown area, and 77.04% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Chestertown's five internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 120 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Chestertown

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 77 Mbps 13 Mbps DSL
Atlantic Broadband 104 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Chestertown

The largest internet providers in Chestertown are Atlantic Broadband, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Chestertown.

Cable internet from Atlantic Broadband is available to most Chestertown residents, covering 79% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Chestertown’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Chestertown residents.

Atlantic Broadband cable internet

Provider

Atlantic Broadband

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

120 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

79%

Cable from Atlantic Broadband offers broadband to most households in Chestertown covering 79% of the area.

Atlantic Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Chestertown 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Chestertown, $52.75.

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 Chestertown, $2.20.

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 Chestertown. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Chestertown's providers, 46 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 Chestertown covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Chestertown 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Chestertown, $52.75.

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 Chestertown, $2.20.

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 Chestertown. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Chestertown's providers, 46 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 Chestertown covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Chestertown 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Chestertown, $52.75.

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 Chestertown, $2.20.

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 Chestertown. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Chestertown's providers, 46 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Atlantic Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Chestertown with download speeds up to 120 Mbps. These speeds are available to 79% of households in Chestertown. The next fastest internet provider in Chestertown is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Atlantic Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Chestertown with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Chestertown, $52.75.

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.

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.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.