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Internet providers in Fairwood, MD

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 10 MbpsDSL71%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable85%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Fairwood internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Fairwood 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 Fairwood area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Fairwood residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 85% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 71% of those living in Fairwood.

There are four internet providers serving the Fairwood area, and 84.53% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fairwood's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Fairwood

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Fairwood residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 71% of the area. Fairwood’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 85% of Fairwood 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 Fairwood 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 Fairwood than other internet types.

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

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 Fairwood. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fairwood's providers, 347 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

10 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

71%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Fairwood covering 71% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Fairwood 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 Fairwood, $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 Fairwood, $2.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Fairwood. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fairwood's providers, 347 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

85%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Fairwood covering 85% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Fairwood 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 Fairwood, $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 Fairwood, $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 Fairwood. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Fairwood's providers, 347 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Fairwood with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Fairwood. The next fastest internet provider in Fairwood is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 85% of the area.

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

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

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.