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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 7 MbpsDSL79%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Darnestown internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Darnestown 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 Darnestown area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Darnestown residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 79% of those living in Darnestown.

There are five internet providers serving the Darnestown area, and 99.87% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Darnestown's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Darnestown

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Darnestown residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 79% of the area. Darnestown’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Darnestown residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Darnestown covering 100% 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 Darnestown 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 Darnestown, $44.98.

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 Darnestown, $2.50.

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 Darnestown. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Darnestown's providers, 240 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

7 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

79%

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

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Darnestown 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 Darnestown, $44.98.

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 Darnestown, $2.50.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 7 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Darnestown. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Darnestown's providers, 240 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Darnestown covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Darnestown 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 Darnestown, $44.98.

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 Darnestown, $2.50.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Darnestown. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Darnestown's providers, 240 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Darnestown and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Darnestown at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Darnestown at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Darnestown residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Darnestown may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Darnestown fiber-optic, cable, and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Darnestown with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Darnestown. The next fastest internet provider in Darnestown is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Darnestown with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Darnestown, $44.98.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Darnestown, covering 100% 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.

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.

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