Internet Providers in Elkridge, Maryland

Most Popular Internet Providers in Elkridge, Maryland:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. 1. Xfinity
    92.3% Available
    92.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1200 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1200mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $80.95
    • Contracts: 2 Years - None required
    Deal
    There are 9 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Verizon Fios
    92.3% Available
    92.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    880 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 1
    • Speed Range: 200-950mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $154.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Verizon High Speed Internet
    77.1% Available
    77.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    15 Mbps
    Download
    1 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 15-15mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $40 - $74.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 4. 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    View Viasat Details
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • 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 - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 1. 1. Comcast Business
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    987 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
    View Comcast Business Details
    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-987mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Online only: Free professional installation
    • Price Range: $79.99 - $289.99
    • Contracts: 3 Years - 3 Years required
    Deal
    There are 5 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Verizon High Speed Internet
    72.9% Available
    72.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    15 Mbps
    Download
    1 Mbps
    Upload
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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 - 2 Years required
  • 3. 3. Believe Wireless Broadband
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    10 Mbps
    Upload
  • 4. 4. Comcast Business
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    987 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
    View Comcast Business Details
    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-987mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Online only: Free professional installation
    • Price Range: $79.99 - $289.99
    • Contracts: 3 Years - 3 Years required
    Deal
    There are 5 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. Verizon Business
    20.4% Available
    20.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    50 Mbps
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  • 6. 6. Crown Castle
    13.4% Available
    13.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
  • 7. 7. GTT
    10.4% Available
    10.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    6 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
  • 8. 8. Windstream
    7.7% Available
    7.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1.5 Mbps
    Download
    0.384 Mbps
    Upload
  • 9. 9. Fusion Connect
    3% Available
    3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    20 Mbps
    Download
    20 Mbps
    Upload
  • 10. Zayo
    1.1% Available
    1.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
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1 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Elkridge. See All
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

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

    Available

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

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View Verizon Details
    • 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 Elkridge, Maryland

Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Elkridge. HughesNet is also commonly available.

The information on this page comes via FCC reports. Listings here are validated with privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to create more accurate resources than governmental websites. Data about pricing and speed of current Internet plans is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points every year.

XFINITY from Comcast provides a common second choice to the primary providers, serving Elkridge with 92 percent availability and a top speed of 987 Mbps. There are 8 companies within city limits selling enterprise-level subscriptions like T1 or custom fiber loops. The small business providers listed above include all providers with business packages advertised on their site, but keep in mind that home providers sometimes have business packages as well.

In terms of network tech with significant infrastructure already built Elkridge, we see that the most frequently available physical wire broadband connection varieties are Cable and Fiber, with 92.26% and 92.26% respectively. Cable connections are sold by traditional residential television corporations, using their preexisting TV network connections. Elkridge-area subscribers to cable companies such as XFINITY from Comcast generally select cable thanks to the combination of low prices for decent speeds. (Compared to DSL at any rate.) Fiber uses future-proofed fiber-optic lines composed of hair-like glass strands which can transmit Internet data as light. Thanks in part to the use of fiber, broadband Internet download speeds around Elkridge rank 20.31 percent higher than the state average in Maryland. Not all "Fiber" connections reach the subscriber address, however. Some switch to to copper cables in the "last mile." Coaxial technology can slow speeds, but are almost always better than cable or DSL.

In summary, Internet services is far from perfect in Elkridge. Explore the map to analyze which areas in Elkridge have decent competition. For now, a limited 2,000 Elkridge residents are limited to one or fewer options.

  • There are 18 internet providers in Elkridge with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Elkridge is the 28th most connected city in Maryland ahead of Catonsville, but behind Linthicum Heights, Jessup, Hanover, and Halethorpe.
  • The fastest zip code in Elkridge for July 2021 is 21075. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

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2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Elkridge, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 92.3%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Elkridge

Elkridge Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Elkridge is the 28th most connected city in Maryland ahead of Catonsville, but behind Linthicum Heights, Jessup, Hanover, and Halethorpe.

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: 92% of people living in Elkridge 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 91% of Elkridge 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, 21075 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Elkridge.

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

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 in Elkridge

Data collected by our research team suggests that some of the popular ISPs in the area use data caps on residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because consumers see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming. Providers maintain they are a necessary tool for managing heavy network traffic. Either way, the problem is over-the-top streaming services, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Elkridge to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Elkridge 258.7 Mbps 5 $0.65 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +275.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.48 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -109.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -98.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( -89.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -96.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.66 ( + $0.00 )