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Internet providers in Frederick, MD

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Frederick, MD internet providers

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 150 MbpsFiber-optic2.232%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL94%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable94%
Birch Communications - -DSL1.566%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Frederick internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in Frederick 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 Frederick area will have access to DSL, which covers 94% of Frederick residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.230% of those living in Frederick.

There are seven internet providers serving the Frederick area, and 91.37% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Frederick's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Frederick

The largest internet providers in Frederick are Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Frederick.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Frederick residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 94% of the area. Frederick’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Frederick residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Frederick covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Frederick 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 Frederick, $44.98.

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 Frederick, $2.50.

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 Frederick. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Frederick's providers, 123 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

94%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Frederick covering 94% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Frederick 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 Frederick, $44.98.

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 Frederick, $2.50.

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 Frederick. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Frederick's providers, 123 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Frederick covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Frederick where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Frederick, $44.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Frederick, $2.50.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Frederick. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Frederick's providers, 123 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Frederick with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in Frederick. The next fastest internet provider in Frederick is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 2.232% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Frederick with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Frederick, $44.98.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Frederick, covering 2.232% of the city.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.

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.