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Internet providers in 20640

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20640 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic64%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 15 MbpsDSL88%
Xfinity $30.00 50 - 400 MbpsCable93%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $64.99 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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20640 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 20640 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 20640 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 94% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 64% of those living in the 20640 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 20640 area, and 93.89% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 20640, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Indian Head

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 179 Mbps 29 Mbps Cable
Verizon 99 Mbps 56 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 20640

The largest internet providers serving the 20640 ZIP code are Verizon and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 20640 ZIP code, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 64% of the area. Indian Head’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 93% of residents in the 20640 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 20640 ZIP code, covering 88% 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 Indian Head, $52.49.

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 Indian Head, $0.31.

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 20640 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Indian Head's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

64%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to most households in the 20640 ZIP code, covering 64% 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 20640 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 Indian Head, $52.49.

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 Indian Head, $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 20640 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 64% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Indian Head's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

93%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 20640 ZIP code, covering 93% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 20640 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Indian Head, $52.49.

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 Indian Head, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 20640 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Indian Head'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 20640 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 20640 and the greater Indian Head area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Indian Head at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Indian Head at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 20640 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 20640 frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in the 20640 ZIP code with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 64% of households in 20640. The next fastest internet provider in the 20640 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 93% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 20640 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Indian Head, $52.49.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 20640 ZIP code, covering 64% of the city.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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.

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