Internet Providers in Cooksville, MD

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

Internet Access in Cooksville, Maryland

The average household in Cooksville has access to 3 Internet providers This is a high amount of choice contrasted with other communities. Competition is correlated with better pricing.

Coverage from the two biggest companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

When we zoom in on network choices, Cooksville has all the major wired broadband varieties: fiber, cable, and DSL. Fiber presents the stronger network type. Fiber service has a near one hundred percent footprint in Cooksville.

Verizon Fios and XFINITY from Comcast can also provide coverage in Cooksville, with shared coverage areas in some neighborhoods.

Broadband access stats on the page below are drawn from a mix of government data from the FCC and privatized datasets we collect directly from telecoms. Average statistics regarding speed and performance averages comes via M-Labs. Our in-house market researchers have manually validated price on 248 broadband offerings for Cooksville as of 2021.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Cooksville, 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 Cooksville, Maryland

  • Xfinity - 95.8% Availability in Cooksville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Cooksville - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Cooksville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cooksville

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Cooksville is the 111th most connected city in Maryland ahead of Glenwood, Woodbine, and West Friendship, but behind Dayton and Sykesville.

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.

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 Cooksville 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 Cooksville 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 Howard County, approximately 8,000 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 Cap Issues Around Cooksville

Data from our researchers shows that some of the common providers in the area currently use data caps on residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because consumers view them as a strategy for limiting video streaming, while providers maintain data caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: video streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Cooksville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Telegia Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 95.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 93.3%+ 987 Mbps
Telegia Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 19.3%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Cooksville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cooksville 92.2 Mbps 6 $0.29 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +323.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.45 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +26.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +24 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +35.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +35.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.32 ( + $0.00 )