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Internet providers in Ocean City, MD

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Ocean City, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -DSL95%
Xfinity $20.00 25 - 400 MbpsCable97%
Eastern Shore Communications $54.90 3 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic6.003%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Ocean City internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Ocean City 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 Ocean City area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Ocean City residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.000% of those living in Ocean City.

There are six internet providers serving the Ocean City area, and 93.87% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ocean City's six internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Ocean City

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 113 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
Verizon 32 Mbps 9 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Ocean City

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Ocean City residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Ocean City’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Ocean City residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Ocean City covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Ocean City 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 Ocean City, $46.98.

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 Ocean City, $2.94.

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 Ocean City. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ocean City's providers, 289 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 Ocean City covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ocean City 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ocean City, $46.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ocean City, $2.94.

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 Ocean City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ocean City's providers, 289 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 Ocean City covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ocean City 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ocean City, $46.98.

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 Ocean City, $2.94.

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 Ocean City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ocean City's providers, 289 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Eastern Shore Communications is the fastest internet provider in Ocean City with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 6.003% of households in Ocean City. The next fastest internet provider in Ocean City is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Ocean City with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ocean City, $46.98.

Eastern Shore Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Ocean City, covering 6.003% of the city.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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