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Internet providers in Elkridge, MD

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Elkridge, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic89%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL83%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable94%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Elkridge internet service at a glance

At 92%, broadband coverage in Elkridge 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 Elkridge area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 89% of Elkridge residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 82% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 78% of those living in Elkridge.

There are four internet providers serving the Elkridge area, and 89.81% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Elkridge's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Elkridge

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 75 Mbps 79 Mbps Fiber-optic
Xfinity 203 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Elkridge

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Elkridge residents, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 83% of the area. Elkridge’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 94% of Elkridge residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

89%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Elkridge covering 89% 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 Elkridge than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Elkridge, $53.74.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elkridge, $0.31.

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 Elkridge. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Elkridge's providers, 298 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

83%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Elkridge covering 83% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Elkridge 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Elkridge, $53.74.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elkridge, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Elkridge. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Elkridge's providers, 298 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

94%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Elkridge covering 94% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Elkridge 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 Elkridge, $53.74.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elkridge, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Elkridge. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Elkridge's providers, 298 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Elkridge and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Elkridge at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Elkridge at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Elkridge residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Elkridge with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in Elkridge. The next fastest internet provider in Elkridge is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 89% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Elkridge with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Elkridge, $53.74.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Elkridge, covering 89% of the city.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.