Internet providers in Frostburg, MD

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Frostburg, MD internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable99%
Atlantic Broadband $39.99 50 - 120 MbpsCable13%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Frostburg internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Frostburg 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 Frostburg area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Frostburg residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Frostburg, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Frostburg area, and 97.51% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Frostburg's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Frostburg

The largest internet providers in Frostburg are Verizon, Xfinity, and Atlantic Broadband bringing DSL and cable options to Frostburg.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Frostburg residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Frostburg’s third most-available internet provider, Atlantic Broadband, offers cable to around 13% of Frostburg residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Frostburg covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Frostburg 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 Frostburg, $43.99.

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 Frostburg, $1.91.

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 Frostburg. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Frostburg's providers, 74 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 Frostburg covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Frostburg 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 Frostburg, $43.99.

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 Frostburg, $1.91.

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 Frostburg. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Frostburg's providers, 74 Mbps.

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Atlantic Broadband cable internet

Provider

Atlantic Broadband

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

120 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

13%

Cable from Atlantic Broadband offers broadband to a limited number of households in Frostburg covering 13% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Atlantic Broadband start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Frostburg, $43.99.

Atlantic Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Frostburg, $1.91.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Atlantic Broadband offers download speeds up to 120 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Frostburg. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Frostburg's providers, 74 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Frostburg with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Frostburg. The next fastest internet provider in Frostburg is Atlantic Broadband, offering download speeds up to 120 Mbps to 13% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Frostburg with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Frostburg, $43.99.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.