Internet Providers in Gaithersburg, Maryland
Residential Internet Statistics for Gaithersburg, MD
|Internet Service Providers:||5|
|Plans Start From:||$14.99|
|Top Download Speed:||1.2 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in Gaithersburg, Maryland
You can expect to find two major broadband service types around Gaithersburg: coaxial cable (97.88% availability) and DSL (67.86% coverage). Coaxial cable Internet service is usually delivered from traditional cable TV providers using their pre-existing coaxial copper television lines on utility poles or buried in the street. DSL Internet, similarly, is sent via phone lines. Most Gaithersburg neighborhoods and street addresses can access cable and/or DSL service from two alternating companies.
Xfinity is another common Internet choice for Gaithersburg. They offer Cable service available to 97 percent of Gaithersburg.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Gaithersburg's primary wired broadband choices.
Competition between Internet service brands is high in Gaithersburg, and the average resident has 3 providers to choose from. Averaged to account for all census blocks, that's exactly 3.09 options per household.
Broadband availability insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of government data from the FCC and privatized data collected directly from industry sources. Statistics about speed averages comes from M-Labs, the speed test utility integrated into BroadbandNow and Google queries.  The BroadbandNow researchers have hand-sourced package pricing and service data on 575 broadband plans and bundles for Gaithersburg to date.
- There are 25 internet providers in Gaithersburg with 7 of those offering residential service
- Gaithersburg is the 20th most connected city in Maryland ahead of Germantown, Derwood, Montgomery Village, and Boyds, but behind Rockville.
- Explore internet access for communities within Gaithersburg: North Potomac, Laytonsville, and Darnestown
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Gaithersburg, Maryland
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Astound Broadband Powered by RCN||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||26.1%|
|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||29.8%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
2.3% of consumers in Gaithersburg3,000 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.
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 Gaithersburg
Compare Gaithersburg to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Gaithersburg||263.3 Mbps||9||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +318.4 Mbps )||21 ( +12 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( -90.5 Mbps )||18 ( +9 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( -63.6 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( -61.1 Mbps )||24 ( +15 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( -66.8 Mbps )||10 ( +1 )||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|