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Internet providers in Rockville, MD

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Rockville, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -Fiber-optic90%
Verizon - -DSL67%
Xfinity $20.00 25 - 200 MbpsCable98%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Rockville internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Rockville 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 Rockville area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Rockville residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 69% of those living in Rockville.

There are four internet providers serving the Rockville area, and 96.45% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Rockville's four internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Rockville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 162 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
Verizon 135 Mbps 92 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Rockville

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Rockville residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Rockville’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Rockville residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Rockville covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Rockville 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 Rockville, $40.00.

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 Rockville, $1.90.

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 Rockville. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rockville's providers, 79 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 Rockville covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Rockville 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Rockville, $40.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 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 Rockville, $1.90.

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 Rockville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Rockville's providers, 79 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 Rockville covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Rockville 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Rockville, $40.00.

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 Rockville, $1.90.

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 Rockville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Rockville's providers, 79 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Rockville with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in Rockville. The next fastest internet provider in Rockville is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Rockville with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Rockville, $40.00.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Rockville, covering 90% of the city.

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.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.