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Internet providers in 20882

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 10 MbpsDSL57%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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20882 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 20882 ZIP code 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 20882 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 57% of those living in the 20882 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 20882 area, and 99.28% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 20882, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 20882

The largest internet providers serving the 20882 ZIP code are Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to the area.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 20882 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 57% of the area. Gaithersburg’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 20882 ZIP code.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 20882 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 20882 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Gaithersburg, $44.99.

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 Gaithersburg, $2.14.

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 20882 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gaithersburg's providers, 297 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

10 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

57%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to about half of households in the 20882 ZIP code, covering 57% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Gaithersburg, $44.99.

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 Gaithersburg, $2.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 20882 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 57% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Gaithersburg's providers, 297 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 20882 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 20882 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 Gaithersburg, $44.99.

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 Gaithersburg, $2.14.

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 20882 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Gaithersburg's providers, 297 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 20882 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 20882 and the greater Gaithersburg area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Gaithersburg at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Gaithersburg at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 20882 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 20882 frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in the 20882 ZIP code with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 20882. The next fastest internet provider in the 20882 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 20882 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Gaithersburg, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 20882 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.