How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Barnesville, Maryland
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Internet Access in Barnesville, Maryland
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage in Barnesville. HughesNet is also widely available.
Looking at network technologies offered in the Barnesville area, we see that the most prevalent physical wire broadband Internet tech varieties are Cable and Satellite, with 75.68% and close to one hundred percent respectively. Cable Internet is sold by former residential television operators, who use their existing coaxial cable TV networks. Barnesville-area customers of cable companies such as XFINITY from Comcast overwhelmingly select cable because of the combination of low prices for workable speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.)
The information listed here is primarily sourced via FCC coverage reports, and is validated with private databases to provide more accurate results than governmental websites. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans every year.
Since the majority of houses are only wired for one phone (DSL) provider and cable networks don't generally overlap, the average home in Barnesville has 2-3 wired Internet providers to choose from. 83.4 percent of Barnesville residents — 200 people in total — are limited to one or fewer options for their Internet service provider. DSL and cable broadband services usually provide the best price for home use.
Aside from the Internet providers listed above, XFINITY from Comcast is a third choice for wired broadband in 75 percent of the Barnesville area. Wireless providers like Telegia Communications and satellite Internet providers including are also worth considering. However, the incumbent wired providers are usually a better deal so far as performance.
Internet Statistics 2021
83.4% of consumers in Barnesville200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Barnesville, Maryland
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||75.7%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Barnesville
Data from our researchers suggests that many of the top providers in Barnesville place some sort of limit on data use for their home broadband plans. Data caps are controversial because consumers see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming, while providers insist that they are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the issue is streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.