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Internet providers in South Kensington, MD

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South Kensington, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL35%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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South Kensington internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in South Kensington 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 South Kensington area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of South Kensington residents. 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 35% of those living in South Kensington.

There are four internet providers serving the South Kensington area, and 99.75% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South Kensington's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in South Kensington

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all South Kensington residents, covering 100% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 35% of the area. South Kensington’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of South Kensington residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in South Kensington 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 South Kensington than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in South Kensington, $53.74.

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 South Kensington, $0.31.

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 South Kensington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Kensington's providers, 296 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

35%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to some, but not many households in South Kensington covering 35% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in South Kensington 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 South Kensington, $53.74.

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 South Kensington, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in South Kensington. These download speeds are available to 35% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Kensington's providers, 296 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in South Kensington covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but South Kensington 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 South Kensington, $53.74.

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 South Kensington, $0.31.

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 South Kensington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Kensington's providers, 296 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in South Kensington and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in South Kensington at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in South Kensington at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many South Kensington residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in South Kensington with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in South Kensington. The next fastest internet provider in South Kensington is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in South Kensington with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in South Kensington, $53.74.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in South Kensington, 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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.