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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic97%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL53%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable99%
GTT Communications - -DSL8.208%
Birch Communications - -DSL2.366%
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Olney internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Olney 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 Olney area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Olney residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 54% of those living in Olney.

There are seven internet providers serving the Olney area, and 98.46% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Olney's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Olney

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Olney residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 53% of the area. Olney’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Olney residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Olney covering 97% 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 Olney than other internet types.

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

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 Olney, $2.14.

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 Olney. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Olney's providers, 298 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

53%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to about half of households in Olney covering 53% of the area.

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

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 Olney, $2.14.

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 Olney. These download speeds are available to 53% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Olney's providers, 298 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Olney covering 99% of the area.

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

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 Olney, $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 Olney. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Olney's providers, 298 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Olney and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Olney at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Olney at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Olney 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 Olney with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Olney. The next fastest internet provider in Olney is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 99% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Olney, covering 97% of the city.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.