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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL95%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable99%
Atlantic Broadband $39.99 50 - 120 MbpsCable12%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Elkton internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Elkton 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 Elkton area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Elkton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Elkton, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Elkton area, and 94.04% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Elkton's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Elkton

The largest internet providers in Elkton are Verizon, Xfinity, and Atlantic Broadband bringing DSL and cable options to Elkton.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Elkton residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Elkton’s third most-available internet provider, Atlantic Broadband, offers cable to around 12% of Elkton residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Elkton covering 95% of the area.

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

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 Elkton, $1.91.

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 Elkton. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Elkton's providers, 114 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Elkton covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Elkton 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 Elkton, $43.99.

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 Elkton, $1.91.

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 Elkton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Elkton's providers, 114 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

12%

Cable from Atlantic Broadband offers broadband to a limited number of households in Elkton covering 12% of the area.

Atlantic Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Elkton 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 Elkton, $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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elkton, $1.91.

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 Elkton. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Elkton's providers, 114 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Elkton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Elkton at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Elkton at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Elkton 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 Elkton with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Elkton. The next fastest internet provider in Elkton is Atlantic Broadband, offering download speeds up to 120 Mbps to 12% of the area.

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

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.

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.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.