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Internet providers in Ocean City, MD

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Ocean City, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL95%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable97%
Eastern Shore Communications - -Fiber-optic6.003%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Ocean City internet service at a glance

At 99%, 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 DSL, which covers 94% of Ocean City residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 77% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 22% 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 $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 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 Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Ocean City.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Ocean City residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 97% of the area. Ocean City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Ocean City residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Ocean City covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Ocean City 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Ocean City, $55.99.

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 Ocean City, $0.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Ocean City. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ocean City's providers, 92 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 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 $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Ocean City, $55.99.

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 Ocean City, $0.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 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, 92 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Ocean City, $55.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ocean City, $0.70.

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 slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Ocean City's providers, 92 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Ocean City with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Ocean City. The next fastest internet provider in Ocean City is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Ocean City with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ocean City, $55.99.

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

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.