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Internet providers in 21740

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 150 MbpsFiber-optic0.659%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL94%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable2.025%
Schurz Communications, Inc. - -Cable100%
Schurz Communications, Inc. - -Fiber-optic35%
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21740 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 21740 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 21740 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL 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 35% of those living in the 21740 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 21740 area, and 94.19% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 21740, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 21740

The largest internet providers serving the 21740 ZIP code are Verizon, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 21740 ZIP code, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Hagerstown’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 21740 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 21740 ZIP code, covering 94% 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 Hagerstown, $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 Hagerstown, $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 21740 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Hagerstown's providers, 101 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 21740 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 21740 ZIP 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Hagerstown, $44.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hagerstown, $2.14.

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 21740 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Hagerstown's providers, 101 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 the 21740 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 21740 ZIP 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Hagerstown, $44.99.

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 Hagerstown, $2.14.

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 21740 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Hagerstown's providers, 101 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 21740 frequently asked questions

Schurz Communications, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in the 21740 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 35% of households in 21740. The next fastest internet provider in the 21740 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 2.025% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 21740 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hagerstown, $44.99.

Schurz Communications, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 21740 ZIP code, covering 35% of the city. Verizon also offers fiber internet in 21740 and is available to 0.659% of households.

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.

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No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.