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 Cascade, Maryland
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Internet Access in Cascade, Maryland
Cascade has a total of 6 Internet service providers (ISPs) offering residential service. If you count business ISPs, there are 12 Internet providers in the local area, like XFINITY from Comcast.
Since the majority of houses are only wired for one phone (DSL) company and cable networks don't generally overlap, the average home in Cascade has 2 wired Internet providers available (2.11 per census block). 8.4% of Cascade residents have one or fewer choices. Regardless of alternative services in the area, including LTE, DSL and cable Internet services almost always offer the best pricing and data packages for home use.
Viasat Internet offers the widest availability in Cascade. They are available to near one hundred percent of Cascade. HughesNet is also a common option, serving practically one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package for Cascade is 25 megabits per second.
Looking at network technology offered within the city, we see that the most widespread physical wire broadband connection types are Cable (97.03 percent coverage) and DSL (92.70 percent coverage). Cable Internet is marketed by traditional television operators, leveraging their existing coaxial cable networks. Cascade-area customers of cable ISPs such as XFINITY from Comcast generally pick cable because of the combination of low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.) DSL is delivered over phone lines, and is sold by corporations such as Verizon High Speed Internet that build or own copper phone lines. DSL underperforms when compared with all other wired broadband infrastructures except dial-up.
Coverage data on BroadbandNow comes via FCC provider-reported data. Providers in Cascade must agree to submit coverage data biannually. Using direct agreements with providers, we are able to cross-validate this data with privatized data reported via telecoms. The speed averages shown on this page are calculated based on actual speed tests from the Cascade area in the M-Labs database, a tool built into Google as well as BroadbandNow.
Internet Statistics 2021
8.4% of consumers in Cascade100 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 Cascade, Maryland
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||97.0%|
|Antietam Broadband||200 Mbps||Cable||40s||6.8%|
|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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Internet access in Cascade neighborhoods
We've collected data about Broadband coverage for a variety of communities within Cascade: Fort Ritchie.