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Internet providers in 20902

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic94%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL76%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable42%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic12%
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20902 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 20902 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 20902 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 76% of those living in the 20902 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 20902 area, and 99.87% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 20902, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 20902

The largest internet providers serving the 20902 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 20902 ZIP code, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 76% of the area. Silver Spring’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 20902 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

94%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 20902 ZIP code, covering 94% 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 20902 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Silver Spring, $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 Silver Spring, $1.54.

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 20902 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Silver Spring's providers, 638 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

76%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in the 20902 ZIP code, covering 76% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Silver Spring, $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 Silver Spring, $1.54.

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 20902 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 76% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Silver Spring's providers, 638 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 20902 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 20902 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 Silver Spring, $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 Silver Spring, $1.54.

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 20902 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Silver Spring's providers, 638 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 20902 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 20902 and the greater Silver Spring area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Silver Spring at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Silver Spring at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 20902 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 20902 frequently asked questions

RCN is the fastest internet provider in the 20902 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 42% of households in 20902. The next fastest internet provider in the 20902 ZIP code is RCN, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 12% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in the 20902 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Silver Spring, $39.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 20902 ZIP code, covering 94% of the city. RCN also offers fiber internet in 20902 and is available to 12% of households.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.