Internet providers in Ocean Pines, MD

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At 100%, broadband coverage in Ocean Pines 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 Pines area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Ocean Pines residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Ocean Pines, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Ocean Pines area, and 96.22% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ocean Pines's six internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Ocean Pines

The largest internet providers in Ocean Pines are Verizon, Xfinity, and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to Ocean Pines.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Ocean Pines residents, covering 96% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 15% of the area. Ocean Pines’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 99% of Ocean Pines residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Ocean Pines covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Ocean Pines 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ocean Pines, $39.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ocean Pines, $1.90.

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 Ocean Pines. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ocean Pines's providers, 130 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

15%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to a limited number of households in Ocean Pines covering 15% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Ocean Pines 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 Pines, $39.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 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 Ocean Pines, $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 Ocean Pines. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ocean Pines's providers, 130 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in Ocean Pines covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Ocean Pines, $39.99.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.33 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ocean Pines, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Ocean Pines. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Ocean Pines's providers, 130 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Ocean Pines, MD internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 Mbps DSL 96%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 400 Mbps Cable 15%
Mediacom $19.99/mo. 60 - 200 Mbps Cable 99%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Ocean Pines with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 15% of households in Ocean Pines. The next fastest internet provider in Ocean Pines is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Ocean Pines with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ocean Pines, $39.99.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.