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Internet providers in Takoma Park, MD

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Takoma Park, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic99%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL86%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsCable99%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsFiber-optic1.773%
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Takoma Park internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Takoma Park 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 Takoma Park area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Takoma Park residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 61% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 43% of those living in Takoma Park.

There are five internet providers serving the Takoma Park area, and 99.96% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Takoma Park's five internet providers, prices start at $25.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Takoma Park

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 72 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
Verizon 52 Mbps 12 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Takoma Park

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Takoma Park residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 86% of the area. Takoma Park’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Takoma Park residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Takoma Park covering 99% 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 Takoma Park 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 Takoma Park, $48.19.

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 Takoma Park, $0.19.

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 Takoma Park. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Takoma Park's providers, 678 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

86%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Takoma Park covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Takoma Park 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 Takoma Park, $48.19.

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 Takoma Park, $0.19.

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 Takoma Park. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Takoma Park's providers, 678 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 Takoma Park covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Takoma Park 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 Takoma Park, $48.19.

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 Takoma Park, $0.19.

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 Takoma Park. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Takoma Park's providers, 678 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Takoma Park and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Takoma Park at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Takoma Park at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Takoma Park 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 Takoma Park with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Takoma Park. The next fastest internet provider in Takoma Park is Astound, offering download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Astound offers the cheapest internet in Takoma Park with plans starting at $25.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Takoma Park, $48.19.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Takoma Park, covering 99% of the city. Astound also offers fiber internet in Takoma Park and is available to 1.773% of households.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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 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.