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Internet providers in National Harbor, MD

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National Harbor, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -Fiber-optic87%
Verizon - -DSL73%
Xfinity $20.00 25 - 400 MbpsCable88%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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National Harbor internet service at a glance

At 88%, broadband coverage in National Harbor 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 National Harbor area will have access to cable, which covers 88% of National Harbor residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 87% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 73% of those living in National Harbor.

There are four internet providers serving the National Harbor area, and 87.37% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among National Harbor's four internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in National Harbor

The largest internet providers in National Harbor are Xfinity, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to National Harbor.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all National Harbor residents, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. National Harbor’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of National Harbor residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

88%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in National Harbor covering 88% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in National Harbor, $40.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in National Harbor, $1.90.

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 National Harbor. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all National Harbor's providers, 146 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in National Harbor covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of National Harbor 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in National Harbor, $40.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 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 National Harbor, $1.90.

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 National Harbor. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all National Harbor's providers, 146 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 National Harbor covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of National Harbor 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 National Harbor, $40.00.

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 National Harbor, $1.90.

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 National Harbor. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all National Harbor's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in National Harbor with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 87% of households in National Harbor. The next fastest internet provider in National Harbor is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 88% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in National Harbor with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in National Harbor, $40.00.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in National Harbor, covering 87% of the city.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.