Find plans

Internet providers in Chillum, MD

Shop the best Chillum internet providers. Compare internet plan pricing and speeds from cable, DSL and fiber-optic providers in your area.

Shop local providers
Chillum City Map

Searching for deals in your area

Chillum, MD internet providers

Need help? Call (844) 451-2720

Provider
Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic85%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL86%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable99%
GTT Communications - -DSL3.248%
RCN $19.99 25 - 330 MbpsCable1.991%
Shop providers Need help? Call: (844) 512-2720

Chillum internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Chillum 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 Chillum area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Chillum residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 85% of those living in Chillum.

There are six internet providers serving the Chillum area, and 96.17% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Chillum's six internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Chillum

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Chillum residents, covering 86% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 85% of the area. Chillum’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Chillum residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Chillum covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Chillum 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Chillum, $39.99.

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 Chillum, $1.90.

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 Chillum. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Chillum's providers, 344 Mbps.

Check availability

or call us today: (844) 451-2720

Call us: (844) 512-2720

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

85%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Chillum covering 85% 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 Chillum than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Chillum, $39.99.

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 Chillum, $1.90.

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 Chillum. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chillum's providers, 344 Mbps.

Check availability

or call us today: (844) 451-2720

Call us: (844) 512-2720

Xfinity cable internet

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

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Chillum covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Chillum 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 Chillum, $39.99.

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 Chillum, $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 Chillum. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Chillum's providers, 344 Mbps.

Check availability

or call us today: (844) 451-2720

Call us: (844) 512-2720

Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Chillum and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Chillum at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Chillum at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Chillum 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 Chillum with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 85% of households in Chillum. The next fastest internet provider in Chillum is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 99% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in Chillum with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Chillum, $39.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Chillum, covering 85% of the city.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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%.

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.