Internet Providers in Damascus, MD

Residential Internet Statistics for Damascus, MD
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $39.99
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Damascus, Maryland:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    99.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.9% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    99.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    99.5% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    11.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    11.7% Available
  • 6. 6. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    11.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    11.7% Available
  • 7. 7. Telegia Communications
    80.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *30 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    80.5% Available
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Internet Access in Damascus, Maryland

Broadband competition in Damascus is above average in comparison with other parts of the state. There are 3.58 providers per census block, on average. Damascus ranks 136th on the "most connected city" charts.

Xfinity as well as Verizon also have coverage in Damascus, with significant shared coverage areas in some parts of town.

DSL and cable are the two main network options around the Damascus area, frequently overlapping and competing on service quality. Performance from cable is generally stronger. That said, overall performance found with either network system are comparable. Local speed test records suggest that the area's infrastructure is stronger than average, coming in 27.40 percent higher than the Maryland average so far as download speed.

The plans displayed above are gathered individually by our research staff. The 36 Internet plans shown are the most current out of 331 broadband plans we've aggregated in Damascus to date.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall, registered with coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, is available for close to close to one hundred percent of the population. The fastest download speed advertised for Viasat is up to 100 Mbps. HughesNet offers packages up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, anything above 10 megabits per second will be enough for streaming SD video to devices on WiFi, but may become problematic when multiple people try to access modern services like Skype, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. Refer to the availability maps below to see Internet options down to the census block level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Damascus, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 99.9%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 11.7%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 11.7%

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Damascus is the 136th most connected city in Maryland ahead of Clarksburg, Montgomery Village, Ijamsville, Monrovia, and Mount Airy.

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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 6,000 people in Montgomery 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: 100% of people living in Damascus 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 100% of Damascus 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 Montgomery County, approximately 11,000 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.

Map of ISPs in Damascus

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Compare Damascus to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Damascus 334.3 Mbps 9 $0.71 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +247.4 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -161.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -134.6 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -132.1 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -137.8 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )