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Verizon $39.99 200 - 150 MbpsFiber-optic83%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL88%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable100%
GTT Communications - -DSL3.814%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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21221 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 21221 ZIP code 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 21221 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 83% of those living in the 21221 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 21221 area, and 99.86% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 21221, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 21221

The largest internet providers serving the 21221 ZIP code are Verizon and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 21221 ZIP code, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 83% of the area. Essex’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 21221 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 21221 ZIP code, covering 88% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines 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 Essex, $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 Essex, $2.14.

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 21221 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Essex's providers, 151 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

150 Mbps

Average availability

83%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 21221 ZIP code, covering 83% 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 21221 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Essex, $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 Essex, $2.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 150 Mbps in 21221 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Essex's providers, 151 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 21221 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 21221 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 Essex, $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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Essex, $2.14.

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 21221 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Essex's providers, 151 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 21221 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 21221 and the greater Essex area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Essex at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Essex at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 21221 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 21221 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 21221 ZIP code with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 21221. The next fastest internet provider in the 21221 ZIP code is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 83% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 21221 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Essex, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 21221 ZIP code, covering 83% of the city.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.