Internet Providers in Cheltenham, Maryland

Most Popular Internet Providers in Cheltenham, Maryland:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. 1. Xfinity
    99.9% Available
    99.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1200 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1200mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $80.95
    • Contracts: 2 Years - None required
    Deal
    There are 9 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Verizon Fios
    99.9% Available
    99.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    880 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 1
    • Speed Range: 200-950mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $154.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 4. 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Includes lease set-up fee. Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. Verizon High Speed Internet
    5.3% Available
    5.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    15 Mbps
    Download
    0.768 Mbps
    Upload
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 15-15mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $40 - $74.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 1. 1. Comcast Business
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    987 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
    View Comcast Business Details
    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-987mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Online only: Free professional installation
    • Price Range: $79.99 - $289.99
    • Contracts: 3 Years - 3 Years required
    Deal
    There are 5 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Verizon High Speed Internet
    31.3% Available
    31.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    15 Mbps
    Download
    0.768 Mbps
    Upload
    View Verizon High Speed Internet Details
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 15-15mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Includes activation. Free professional installation for 1st PC.
    • Price Range: $29.99 - $49.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 3. 3. Comcast Business
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    987 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
    View Comcast Business Details
    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-987mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Online only: Free professional installation
    • Price Range: $79.99 - $289.99
    • Contracts: 3 Years - 3 Years required
    Deal
    There are 5 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View AT&T Wireless Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. Cricket
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    0.768 Mbps
    Download
    0.2 Mbps
    Upload
    View Cricket Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-0.768mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $35 - $55
  • 3. 3. T-Mobile
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View Verizon Details
    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Cheltenham, Maryland

Information below is based on the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage filings. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider reports to further validate and enhance that information, down to the census block or lit address level. Plan, pricing, and other information is aggregated manually by our data analysis team. To date, we've aggregated 250 bundled broadband plans in Cheltenham since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 68 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

The average home in Cheltenham has 2 wired Internet options to choose from. cable and DSL broadband generally provide the most reasonable pricing for home use.

XFINITY from Comcast is an second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer a maximum speed of 987 Mbps.

Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area in Cheltenham. practically one hundred percent of Cheltenham census blocks can get access to them. HughesNet is the most common second option in the area, providing close to one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest plan for Cheltenham is 25 megabits per second.

Ultimately, when choosing an broadband provider, fiber is the top-performing choice around Cheltenham. All Internet providers use fiber-optic cables to transmit data over long distances, but only true "Fiber to the Home" providers bring that fiber-optic connection all the way to subscriber buildings. Other technologies in the listings above compete on pricing and flexibility rather than pure download and upload speeds.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Cheltenham, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 99.9%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cheltenham

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Cheltenham is the 306th most connected city in Maryland behind Andrews Air Force Base, Upper Marlboro, Waldorf, Clinton, and Brandywine.

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

Approximately 16,000 people in Prince George's 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: 100% of people living in Cheltenham 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 100% of Cheltenham 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 Prince George's County, approximately 18,000 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 Around Cheltenham

Data collected by our market researchers suggests that common ISPs in Cheltenham place some sort of limit on data use for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since consumers view them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which easily uses 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Cheltenham to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cheltenham 187.1 Mbps 5 $0.65 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +347.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.48 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -38.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -26.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( -17.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -25 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.66 ( + $0.00 )