Internet Providers in Dayton, Maryland

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  • 1. Xfinity
    99.8% Available
    99.8%

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    Speeds up to:
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    35 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $29.99 - $95.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - None required
    Deal
    There are 13 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. T-Mobile Home Internet
    Available
    66.2%

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    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $50 - $55
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. Verizon Fios
    98.3% Available
    98.3%

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    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
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    880 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 1
    • Speed Range: 200-950mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $154.99
    • Contracts: None required
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    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Verizon High Speed Internet
    53.5% Available
    53.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    15 Mbps
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    0.768 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 15-15mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Activation waived online. FREE self-installation kit.
    • Price Range: $40 - $74.99
    • Contracts: None required
  • 5. 5. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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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 required
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    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 6. 6. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • 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 required
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    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 7. 7. Telegia Communications
    98.8% Available
    98.8%

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    Speeds up to:
    30 Mbps
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  • 1. Comcast Business
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    35 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Free professional installation when you order online.
    • Price Range: $69.99 - $279.99
    • Contracts: 3 Years required
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    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. Verizon High Speed Internet
    49.1% Available
    49.1%

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    Speeds up to:
    15 Mbps
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    0.768 Mbps
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    • 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 required
  • 3. Comcast Business
    100% Available
    100%

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    35 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Free professional installation when you order online.
    • Price Range: $69.99 - $279.99
    • Contracts: 3 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Telegia Communications
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
    30 Mbps
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    5 Mbps
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  • 5. 5. Believe Wireless Broadband
    57.7% Available
    57.7%

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    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    10 Mbps
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  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

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

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

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

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    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • 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 Dayton, Maryland

Broadband Internet competition in Dayton is above average in comparison with other Maryland communities. There are 3.5 providers per census block on average. Dayton ranks 159th on the "most connected city" charts. (Measured by the number of companies servicing each address) Only 1.75 percent of the area have fewer than two choices for Internet.

Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area for Dayton residents. practically one hundred percent of the Dayton area can receive access to them. HughesNet is the most common second choice, providing close to one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite Internet service. The fastest package advertised by HughesNet for Dayton is 25 Mbps.

The data on this page comes from FCC reports. Then, it is validated through privatized databases to create more accurate results than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Information about pricing and speeds of current broadband plans is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points every year.

When we're looking at network technologies available across the area, the most frequently available wired broadband tech infrastructures are Cable and Fiber, with virtually one hundred percent and 98.25% respectively. Cable connections are marketed by former television providers, leveraging their preexisting coaxial cable TV networks. [1] Dayton-area customers of cable Internet service providers such as XFINITY from Comcast usually select it thanks to the combination of low pricing for decent speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.) Fiber technology is composed of more modern Fiber-optical transmission lines, which are made of thousands of glass or plastic strands which can send digital data as light. Fiber results in stronger speed and performance, although it may switch to slower copper wires in the "last mile" near subscribers. Coaxial last mile connections slow speeds, but they are almost always better than cable/DSL.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, XFINITY from Comcast also serves Dayton with a maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps. Plans from companies like T-Mobile Home Internet connect you to 25 Mbps or more using direct wireless hardware. There are 3 providers in Dayton offering specialized enterprise-level service like MPLS. See the interactive map on the page below to compare broadband coverage on the census block level, and check our speed data to compare how Viasat compares to other Dayton options in consumer speed tests.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Dayton, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.8%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Dayton

Dayton Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Dayton is the 159th most connected city in Maryland ahead of Highland, West Friendship, and Ashton, but behind Clarksville and Glenwood.

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 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: 98% of people living in Dayton 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 Dayton 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 7,000 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.

Telecommuting and Tech Employment in Dayton

Dayton has a population of 554 workers operating out of their home. Of those working from home, 62.82 percent take home less than $75K annually. Dayton features strong Fiber, so it's not a surprise that working from home using robust home Broadband might be popular in the area. Fiber is a good network service that easily supports cloud apps, video conferencing, and many other intensive work-related use cases. Among the portion of Dayton that census records identify as working from home, 62.82 Within home office workers in Dayton, 62.82% make less than $75,000 per year. When setting up home WiFi for working from home, it's important to check any data limitations on your plan. Many home Broadband packages have data limits. This may be frustrating if you use a lot of data for work purposes. Business-class plans can be considered if you need more than a regular residential plan.

Compare Dayton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Dayton 104.5 Mbps 7 $0.27 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +441.1 Mbps ) 19 ( +12 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +56.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +76.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +82.1 Mbps ) 24 ( +17 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +74.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.30 ( + $0.00 )