Internet Providers in Forest Hill, MD

Residential Internet Statistics for Forest Hill, MD
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $34.95
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Forest Hill, Maryland:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    72% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    72% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    99.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    99.4% 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
    29.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    29.9% Available
  • 6. 6. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    29.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    29.9% Available
  • 7. 7. ALTIUS Broadband
    94.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    94.6% Available
  • 8. 8. Armstrong
    57% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    57% Available
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Internet Access in Forest Hill, Maryland

Government-sourced Form 477 data is the backbone for Forest Hill-area broadband availability data presented on this page. Since launching in 2014, we've processed 2,465 rows of governmental and privatized data on Internet access within Forest Hill. Our researchers have manually collected pricing on 394 Internet plans in Forest Hill. Download speed averages calculation comes from M-Labs browser-based speed tests collected in the last 12 month rolling time time span. It's important to note that speed test datasets are a rough indicator of local Internet performance, not indicative of exact download speeds customers can expect at addresses around Forest Hill.

Cable providers like Xfinity and DSL providers like Verizon are the primary network systems available around Forest Hill.

Verizon is also a commonly available broadband choice for Forest Hill. They offer DSL and Fiber connections in 99 percent of Forest Hill. ALTIUS Broadband is another alternative wireless service for 94 percent of the area, although it has to have roof access or proximity to a ALTIUS Broadband access point.

broadband market consumer choice is reasonably robust for households in Forest Hill, and the average census block has 3 providers to choose from. Averaged across all neighborhoods in the city, that's exactly 3.85 service options per location.

Viasat Internet is the most frequently available provider on the whole. They offer coverage for close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has availability to approximately virtually one hundred percent of local residents. The top speed advertised for Viasat is up to 100 Mbps. HughesNet offers up to 25 Mbps. Any speed over 10 Mbps is sufficient for streaming standard definition videos on WiFi, but becomes problematic when multiple people try to use modern applications like video chat, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. Explore our Internet coverage maps below to compare broadband options on a granular level in Forest Hill.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Forest Hill, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 72.0%
Armstrong 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 57.0%
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 29.9%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 29.9%

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

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

Forest Hill is the 19th most connected city in Maryland ahead of Bel Air, Fallston, Street, and Pylesville, but behind Jarrettsville.

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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 2,000 people in Harford 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: 99% of people living in Forest Hill 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 99% of Forest Hill 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 Harford County, approximately 4,000 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.

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Compare Forest Hill to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Forest Hill 309.8 Mbps 10 $0.63 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +271.9 Mbps ) 22 ( +12 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -137 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -110.1 Mbps ) 20 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -107.6 Mbps ) 27 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -113.3 Mbps ) 11 ( +1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )