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Internet providers in Wheaton, MD

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Wheaton, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic95%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL65%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsCable19%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Wheaton internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Wheaton 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 Wheaton area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Wheaton residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 65% of those living in Wheaton.

There are five internet providers serving the Wheaton area, and 98.70% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Wheaton's five internet providers, prices start at $25.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Wheaton

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Wheaton residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 65% of the area. Wheaton’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 98% of Wheaton residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Wheaton covering 95% 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 Wheaton 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 Wheaton, $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 Wheaton, $0.24.

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 Wheaton. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Wheaton's providers, 478 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

65%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Wheaton covering 65% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Wheaton 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 Wheaton, $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 Wheaton, $0.24.

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 Wheaton. These download speeds are available to 65% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Wheaton's providers, 478 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

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Wheaton covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Wheaton 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 Wheaton, $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 Wheaton, $0.24.

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 Wheaton. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Wheaton's providers, 478 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Wheaton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Wheaton at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Wheaton at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Wheaton 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 Wheaton with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Wheaton. The next fastest internet provider in Wheaton is Astound, offering download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps to 19% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Wheaton, covering 95% 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.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.