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Internet providers in North Bethesda, MD

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North Bethesda, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -Fiber-optic89%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL78%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable95%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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North Bethesda internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in North Bethesda 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 North Bethesda area will have access to cable, which covers 95% of North Bethesda residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 78% of those living in North Bethesda.

There are four internet providers serving the North Bethesda area, and 94.82% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among North Bethesda's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in North Bethesda

The largest internet providers in North Bethesda are Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to North Bethesda.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all North Bethesda residents, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 78% of the area. North Bethesda’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 95% of North Bethesda residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

89%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in North Bethesda covering 89% 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 North Bethesda than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in North Bethesda, $44.99.

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 North Bethesda. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all North Bethesda's providers, 79 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

78%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in North Bethesda covering 78% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in North Bethesda 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 North Bethesda, $44.99.

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 North Bethesda. These download speeds are available to 78% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all North Bethesda's providers, 79 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

95%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in North Bethesda covering 95% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but North Bethesda 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 North Bethesda, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in North Bethesda, $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 North Bethesda. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all North Bethesda's providers, 79 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of North Bethesda, you’ll likely have options from cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside North Bethesda, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in North Bethesda with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 89% of households in North Bethesda. The next fastest internet provider in North Bethesda is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in North Bethesda with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in North Bethesda, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in North Bethesda, covering 89% of the city.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.

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.