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Internet providers in West Laurel, MD

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West Laurel, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -Fiber-optic100%
Verizon - -DSL78%
Xfinity $20.00 25 - 400 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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West Laurel internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in West 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 West Laurel area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of West Laurel 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 78% of those living in West Laurel.

There are four internet providers serving the West Laurel area, and 99.67% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among West Laurel's four internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in West Laurel

The largest internet providers in West Laurel are Xfinity, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to West Laurel.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all West Laurel residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. West Laurel’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of West Laurel residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but West Laurel residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in West Laurel, $40.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in West Laurel, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in West Laurel. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all West Laurel's providers, 146 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of West Laurel 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in West Laurel, $40.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 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 West Laurel, $1.90.

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 West Laurel. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all West Laurel's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in West Laurel covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of West Laurel 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in West Laurel, $40.00.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in West Laurel, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in West Laurel. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all West Laurel's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in West Laurel with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in West Laurel. The next fastest internet provider in West Laurel is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in West Laurel with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in West Laurel, $40.00.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in West Laurel, covering 100% of the city.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.