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Internet providers in South Laurel, MD

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South Laurel, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic85%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL82%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable94%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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South Laurel internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in South Laurel 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 Laurel area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 92% of South Laurel residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 82% of those living in South Laurel.

There are four internet providers serving the South Laurel area, and 94.23% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South Laurel'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 Laurel

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all South Laurel residents, covering 85% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 82% of the area. South Laurel’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 94% of South Laurel residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

85%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in South Laurel covering 85% 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 Laurel 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 Laurel, $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 Laurel, $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 Laurel. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Laurel's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

82%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in South Laurel covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in South Laurel 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 Laurel, $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 Laurel, $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 1 Mbps in South Laurel. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Laurel's providers, 348 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

94%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in South Laurel covering 94% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but South Laurel 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 Laurel, $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 Laurel, $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 Laurel. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Laurel's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in South Laurel and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in South Laurel at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in South Laurel at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many South Laurel 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 Laurel with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in South Laurel. The next fastest internet provider in South Laurel is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 85% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in South Laurel, covering 85% 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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.