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Internet providers in 20874

Find internet providers serving the 20874 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic93%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL82%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable99%
GTT Communications - -DSL10%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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20874 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 20874 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 20874 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. 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 82% of those living in the 20874 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 20874 area, and 98.42% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 20874, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 20874

The largest internet providers serving the 20874 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 20874 ZIP code, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 82% of the area. Germantown’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of residents in the 20874 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

93%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 20874 ZIP code, 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 20874 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 Germantown, $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 Germantown, $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 20874 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Germantown's providers, 298 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

82%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 20874 ZIP code, covering 82% 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 Germantown, $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 Germantown, $2.14.

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 20874 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Germantown's providers, 298 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 the 20874 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 20874 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 Germantown, $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 Germantown, $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 20874 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Germantown's providers, 298 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 20874 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 20874 and the greater Germantown area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Germantown at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Germantown at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 20874 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 20874 frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in the 20874 ZIP code with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in 20874. The next fastest internet provider in the 20874 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 20874 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Germantown, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 20874 ZIP code, covering 93% of the city.

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.

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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.