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Internet providers in Ocean Pines, MD

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Ocean Pines, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable15%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Ocean Pines internet service at a glance

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 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.460% of those living in Ocean Pines.

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 3,000 Mbps.

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*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ocean Pines, $49.99.

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 Pines, $0.60.

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 Pines. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ocean Pines's providers, 110 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

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, $49.99.

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 Pines, $0.60.

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 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, 110 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 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, $49.99.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ocean Pines, $0.60.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Ocean Pines. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ocean Pines's providers, 110 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 offers 100% availability in Ocean Pines and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ocean Pines at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ocean Pines at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Ocean Pines may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Ocean Pines cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Ocean Pines with download speeds up to 3,000 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 1,000 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, $49.99.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.