Internet providers in Elkridge, MD

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Elkridge internet service at a glance

At 96%, 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 cable, which covers 94% of Elkridge residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 83% of those living in Elkridge.

There are five internet providers serving the Elkridge area, and 89.81% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Elkridge's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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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*
$39.99/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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Elkridge, $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 Elkridge, $3.00.

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*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Elkridge, $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 Elkridge, $3.00.

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 Elkridge. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much slower 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

200 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, $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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elkridge, $3.00.

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 Elkridge. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are slightly slower 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, Inc. offers 100% availability in Elkridge and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Elkridge at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is higher than average for Elkridge at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Elkridge residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Elkridge, MD internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic89%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL83%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 200 MbpsCable94%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - -DSL10%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Elkridge with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 89% of households in Elkridge. The next fastest internet provider in Elkridge is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 94% 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, $44.99.

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

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.