Internet Providers in Brinklow, MD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Brinklow, MD
Internet Providers: 11
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.49

Internet Access in Brinklow, Maryland

Information on BroadbandNow is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reporting. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider coverage reports and other private datasets to further validate and enhance the data. Plane and pricing data is collected by our data division. To date, we've analyzed and verified 248 broadband deals in Brinklow in the past few years. Data from the FCC is renewed every two quarters, but often gets posted to BroadbandNow before governmental releases thanks to direct reporting with major providers.

Considering network technologies in use Brinklow, the most prevalent physical wire broadband Internet technology varieties are Fiber (98.25 percent coverage) and Cable (98.25 percent coverage). Cable is sold by traditional cable TV corporations, using their existing coaxial cable TV networks. Cable often makes sense for local residents due to the strong mix of speed and value. Fiber is composed of future-proofed Fiber-optical cables, which are made of thousands of glass or plastic strands that transmit digital data using light. Some fiber connections switch to copper in the "last mile." Copper technology can downgrade performance, but they are still usually a grade higher than regular cable/DSL.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most commonly available provider in Brinklow. The company is accessible for near one hundred percent of Brinklow census blocks. HughesNet is also a common option, providing virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan we've found for HughesNet for Brinklow is 25 megabits per second.

The average Brinklow home will have 3 companies at their address, or exactly 3.84 ISPs per census block. Only 1.75 percent of Brinklow residents have one option for residential broadband.

Aside from the Internet options listed above, Verizon Fios is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in 98 percent of the Brinklow area. Wireless companies like Telegia Communications and satellite Internet providers including are also sometimes a good choice, but the main wired options are usually a stronger value when it comes to speed.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Brinklow, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Brinklow, Maryland

  • Xfinity - 98.3% Availability in Brinklow - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Brinklow - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Brinklow - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Brinklow is the 23rd most connected city in Maryland ahead of Dayton, Brookeville, Highland, Sandy Spring, and Ashton.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 7,000 people in Montgomery County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 98% of people living in Brinklow have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 98% of Brinklow residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Montgomery County, approximately 11,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Caps and Cord Cutting in Brinklow

Data collected by our researchers suggests that popular providers in Brinklow use data caps on residential Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue since customers view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers insist they are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Brinklow

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 98.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Telegia Communications Fixed Wireless 98.3%+ 30 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Telegia Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 99.3%+ 1,000 Mbps