Internet Providers in California, MD

Residential Internet Statistics for California, MD
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in California, Maryland:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Verizon
    94.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    94.1% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    31.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    31.4% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    31.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    31.4% Available
  • 6. 6. Breezeline
    99.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.4% Available

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Internet Access in California, Maryland

There are two widely available Internet companies in California: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. Their network offers speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability for practically one hundred percent of the population. HughesNet provides Satellite. Their Internet plans have availability for virtually one hundred percent of California.

Looking at network technologies available around the city, the most frequently available wired broadband connection varieties are DSL and Fiber (94.06 percent coverage) and 5G Internet (31.43 percent coverage).

Since the majority of houses are only wired for one phone company and cable networks don't generally overlap, the majority of California households have 2 wired broadband service providers to choose from. 6.19% of the California area — 600 people — are limited to one or fewer choices for their Internet service provider. Regardless of other services in the area, DSL and cable Internet generally provide the most agreeable price and data policies for home use.

Breezeline provides a common alternative. They offer a top speed of 1,000 Mbps. Aside from consumer Internet, there are 3 providers in city limits with enterprise-level subscriptions such as SD-WAN. Our listings include every provider with business packages advertised online, but home providers often have unlisted business packages as well.

Coverage data analysis on BroadbandNow comes via FCC reporting, requiring Internet providers in California to submit availability data biannually. Leveraging direct agreements with ISPs, BroadbandNow is able to analyze and improve public datasets against private data submitted by Internet providers. Our speed averages are calculated based on browser-based speed tests originating in California. As for price and data, our market analysis team has found and listed 196 broadband plans in California since 2014, and 30 of those are active.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In California, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Breezeline 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.4%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 31.4%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 31.4%
600 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

California is the 114th most connected city in Maryland ahead of Hollywood, Great Mills, Leonardtown, and Solomons, but behind Lexington Park.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in St. Mary's County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 7% of people living in California have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 94% of California residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In St. Mary's County, approximately 3,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

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Compare California to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
California 96.2 Mbps 8 $0.71 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +485.5 Mbps ) 22 ( +14 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +76.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +103.5 Mbps ) 20 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +106 Mbps ) 27 ( +19 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +100.3 Mbps ) 11 ( +3 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )