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Internet providers in Frederick, MD

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Frederick, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -Fiber-optic2.232%
Verizon - -DSL94%
Xfinity $20.00 25 - 400 MbpsCable94%
Fusion Cloud Services - -DSL1.566%
HughesNet $49.99 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 $20 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Frederick

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 61 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
Verizon 55 Mbps 9 Mbps Fiber-optic
Viasat 25 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Frederick

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

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

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$20/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 $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Frederick, $50.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Frederick, $2.78.

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, 113 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$49.99/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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Frederick, $50.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 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, $2.78.

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, 113 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Viasat 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Frederick, $50.00.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Frederick, $2.78.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Frederick. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Frederick's providers, 113 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 $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Frederick, $50.00.

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

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.