Internet providers in Cumberland, MD

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Cumberland, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL94%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable2.655%
Atlantic Broadband $39.99 50 - 120 MbpsCable96%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Cumberland internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Cumberland 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 Cumberland area will have access to cable, which covers 96% of Cumberland residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Cumberland, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Cumberland area, and 91.17% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Cumberland's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Cumberland

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Cumberland residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Atlantic Broadband, which covers 96% of the area. Cumberland’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Cumberland residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Cumberland covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Cumberland 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 Cumberland, $43.99.

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 Cumberland. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Cumberland's providers, 89 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

96%

Cable from Atlantic Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in Cumberland covering 96% of the area.

Atlantic Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Cumberland 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Cumberland, $43.99.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cumberland, $1.57.

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 Cumberland. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Cumberland's providers, 89 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 Cumberland covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Cumberland 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 Cumberland, $43.99.

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 Cumberland, $1.57.

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 Cumberland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Cumberland's providers, 89 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Cumberland with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.655% of households in Cumberland. The next fastest internet provider in Cumberland is Atlantic Broadband, offering download speeds up to 120 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Cumberland with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Cumberland, $43.99.

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%.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.