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Internet providers in Forest Glen, MD

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic93%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL69%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable99%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable54%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic10%
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Forest Glen internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Forest Glen 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 Forest Glen area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Forest Glen residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 69% of those living in Forest Glen.

There are five internet providers serving the Forest Glen area, and 98.72% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Forest Glen's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Forest Glen

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Forest Glen residents, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 69% of the area. Forest Glen’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Forest Glen residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

93%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Forest Glen covering 93% 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 Forest Glen than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Forest Glen, $39.99.

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 Forest Glen, $1.54.

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 Forest Glen. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Forest Glen's providers, 638 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

69%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Forest Glen covering 69% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Forest Glen 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 Forest Glen, $39.99.

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 Forest Glen, $1.54.

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 Forest Glen. These download speeds are available to 69% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Forest Glen's providers, 638 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

99%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Forest Glen 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 Forest Glen, $39.99.

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 Forest Glen, $1.54.

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 Forest Glen. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Forest Glen's providers, 638 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

RCN is the fastest internet provider in Forest Glen with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 54% of households in Forest Glen. The next fastest internet provider in Forest Glen is RCN, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 10% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in Forest Glen with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Forest Glen, $39.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Forest Glen, covering 93% of the city. RCN also offers fiber internet in Forest Glen and is available to 10% of households.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.