Internet Providers in Cumberland, MD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cumberland, MD
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $52.49

Internet Access in Cumberland, Maryland

Internet service availability and competition in the Cumberland area is below average. Presently, 19.48 percent of local addresses have one (or fewer) options forbroadband access. Cumberland's connectivity ranks at 142nd of 392 cities within Maryland.

We should note that since FCC availability data is only tallied up twice a year and only published six months after, availability shown here may not be complete. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce this lag.

Atlantic Broadband is also a common broadband option in Cumberland, offering primarily Cable service with coverage in 95 percent of the area.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Cumberland's most common wired Internet providers.

So, essentially, residents are likely choosing between DSL and Satellite. The granular coverage maps and speed test data below show where the real-world speed test and performance results differ when comparing neighborhoods and Internet providers in the area.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Cumberland with 4 of those offering residential service
  • Cumberland is the 142nd most connected city in Maryland ahead of Mount Savage, Rawlings, Ridgeley, Frostburg, and Oldtown.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Cumberland: Cresaptown
  • The fastest zip code in Cumberland for April 2021 is 21502. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

8,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Cumberland, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Atlantic Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cumberland, Maryland

  • Atlantic Broadband - Cable - 95.2% Availability in Cumberland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Cumberland - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Cumberland - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Providers in Nearby Cities

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cumberland

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Cumberland is the 142nd most connected city in Maryland ahead of Mount Savage, Rawlings, Ridgeley, Frostburg, and Oldtown.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Allegany 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.

Approximately 81% of Cumberland 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.

As of this month, 21502 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Cumberland.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Allegany 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.

Internet access in Cumberland neighborhoods

Cumberland Broadband information is available in the following specific communities: Cresaptown.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Cumberland

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Atlantic Broadband Cable 95.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Atlantic Broadband Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Atlantic Broadband Fiber 100% -- Mbps
Windstream Fiber 7.7%+ 100 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 2.1%+ 50 Mbps

Compare Cumberland to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cumberland 100.5 Mbps 4 $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +314.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +18.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +15.7 Mbps ) 14 ( +10 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +26.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +27.1 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )