Internet Providers in Columbia, MD

Top Internet Providers in Columbia, Maryland:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    93.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *6 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    93.1% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    80.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    80.4% Available
  • 3. Verizon
    96.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    96.3% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Telegia Communications
    32% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *30 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    32% Available

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Columbia, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 6,000 Mbps Fiber 1s 93.1%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 80.4%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
2,000 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.

Columbia is the 11th most connected city in Maryland ahead of Savage, Fulton, Elkridge, Clarksville, and Ellicott City.

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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 7,000 people in Howard 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: 96% of people living in Columbia 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 97% of Columbia 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 Howard County, approximately 8,000 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.

Cheapest Internet Providers in Columbia, Maryland

Provider Plan Starting From Connection Contract Length Data Caps
Xfinity $39.99 Cable None No Caps
Verizon $40 DSL None No Caps
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet $50 5G Internet None No Caps

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