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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL48%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
GTT Communications - -DSL1.108%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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20853 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 20853 ZIP code 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 20853 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 48% of those living in the 20853 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 20853 area, and 1.11% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 20853, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 20853

The largest internet providers serving the 20853 ZIP code are Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to the area.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 20853 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 48% of the area. Rockville’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 20853 ZIP code.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 20853 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 20853 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Rockville, $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 Rockville, $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 20853 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rockville'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

48%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to about half of households in the 20853 ZIP code, covering 48% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines 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 Rockville, $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 Rockville, $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 20853 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 48% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Rockville'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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 20853 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 20853 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 Rockville, $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 Rockville, $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 20853 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Rockville's providers, 298 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 20853 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 20853 and the greater Rockville area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Rockville at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Rockville at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 20853 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 20853 frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in the 20853 ZIP code with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 20853. The next fastest internet provider in the 20853 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 20853 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Rockville, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 20853 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.