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Internet providers in 20876

Find internet providers serving the 20876 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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20876 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic99%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL62%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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20876 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 20876 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 20876 ZIP will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 98% of households. Cable 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 60% of those living in the 20876 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 20876 area, and 98.04% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 20876, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Germantown

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 110 Mbps 46 Mbps Satellite
Xfinity 166 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
Verizon 107 Mbps 62 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 20876

The largest internet providers serving the 20876 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 20876 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 62% of the area. Germantown’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 98% of residents in the 20876 ZIP code.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 20876 ZIP code, covering 99% 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 20876 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Germantown, $53.74.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Germantown, $0.31.

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 20876 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Germantown's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

62%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in the 20876 ZIP code, covering 62% 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Germantown, $53.74.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Germantown, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 20876 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 62% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Germantown's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 20876 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 20876 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, $53.74.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Germantown, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 20876 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Germantown's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 20876 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 20876 and the greater Germantown area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Germantown at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Germantown at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 20876 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 20876 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 20876 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in 20876. The next fastest internet provider in the 20876 ZIP code is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 20876 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Germantown, $53.74.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 20876 ZIP code, covering 99% 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.

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.

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.