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Internet providers in College Park, MD

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic79%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL79%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable98%
GTT Communications - -DSL1.230%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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College Park internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in College Park 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 College Park area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of College Park residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 79% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 79% of those living in College Park.

There are five internet providers serving the College Park area, and 96.69% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among College Park's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in College Park

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to most College Park residents, covering 79% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 79% of the area. College Park’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 98% of College Park residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

79%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in College Park covering 79% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in College Park 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 College Park, $44.99.

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 College Park, $2.14.

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 College Park. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all College Park's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

79%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to most households in College Park covering 79% 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 College Park than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in College Park, $44.99.

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 College Park, $2.14.

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 College Park. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all College Park's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in College Park covering 98% of the area.

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

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 College Park, $2.14.

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 College Park. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all College Park's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in College Park and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in College Park at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in College Park at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many College Park 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 College Park with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 79% of households in College Park. The next fastest internet provider in College Park is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in College Park with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in College Park, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in College Park, covering 79% of the city.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.