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Internet providers in Urbana, MD

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Urbana, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL97%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Telegia Communications - 10 - 30 MbpsWireless100%
All Points Broadband $79.99 10 - 15 MbpsWireless100%
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Urbana internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Urbana 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 Urbana area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Urbana residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Urbana, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Urbana area, and 97.07% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Urbana's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Urbana

The largest internet providers in Urbana are Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Urbana.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Urbana residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Urbana’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Urbana residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

10 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Urbana covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Urbana 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Urbana, $51.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Urbana. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Urbana's providers, 63 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Urbana covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Urbana 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 Urbana, $51.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Urbana, $2.89.

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 Urbana. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Urbana's providers, 63 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Urbana covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Urbana where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Urbana, $51.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Urbana, $2.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Urbana. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Urbana's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Urbana with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Urbana. The next fastest internet provider in Urbana is Telegia Communications, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Urbana with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Urbana, $51.99.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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%.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.