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Internet providers in Ferndale, MD

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Ferndale, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic94%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 15 MbpsDSL80%
Xfinity $30.00 50 - 400 MbpsCable96%
Anne Arundel Broadband $NaN [object Object] - 60 MbpsCable15%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Ferndale internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Ferndale 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 Ferndale area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Ferndale residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 80% of those living in Ferndale.

There are five internet providers serving the Ferndale area, and 96.54% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ferndale's five internet providers, prices start at $NaN and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Ferndale

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Ferndale residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 80% of the area. Ferndale’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 96% of Ferndale residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

94%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Ferndale covering 94% 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 Ferndale 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 Ferndale, $52.49.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ferndale, $NaN.

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 Ferndale. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ferndale's providers, 290 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

80%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Ferndale covering 80% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Ferndale 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 Ferndale, $52.49.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ferndale, $NaN.

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 Ferndale. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ferndale's providers, 290 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Ferndale covering 96% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Ferndale residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Ferndale, $52.49.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ferndale, $NaN.

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 Ferndale. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ferndale's providers, 290 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Ferndale and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ferndale at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ferndale at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Ferndale 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 Ferndale with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in Ferndale. The next fastest internet provider in Ferndale is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Ferndale with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ferndale, $52.49.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Ferndale, covering 94% 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.

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.

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.