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

Top Internet Providers in Gaithersburg, Maryland:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    97.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    97.9% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    92.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    92.2% 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
    29.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    29.8% Available
  • 6. 6. Astound Broadband Powered by RCN
    26.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    26.1% Available
  • 7. 7. Telegia Communications
    24.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *30 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    24.6% Available
  • 1. Comcast Business
    99.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.9% Available
  • 2. Verizon High Speed Internet
    74.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    74.8% Available
  • 3. Astound Broadband Powered by RCN
    22.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    22.2% Available
  • 4. Windstream
    11.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    11.4% Available
  • 5. 5. CenturyLink Business
    9.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    9.7% Available
  • 6. 6. Windstream
    2.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    2.9% Available
  • 7. 7. Verizon Business
    22.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *950 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    22.3% Available
  • 9. 8. Crown Castle
    33.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    33.6% Available
  • 10. 9. Telegia Communications
    26.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *30 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    26.1% Available
  • 12. 10. GTT
    12.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *8 Mbps
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    12.5% Available
  • 13. 11. Towerstream
    11% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *10 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    11% Available
  • 16. 12. Allied Telecom Group
    2.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    2.7% Available
  • 17. Atlantech Online
    1.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *500 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    1.4% Available
  • 18. Astound Broadband Powered by RCN
    1.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    1.1% Available
  • 19. Fusion Connect
    1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    1% Available
  • 20. Zayo
    0.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    0.4% Available
  • 21. TPx Communications
    0.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    0.3% Available
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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. [1] The BroadbandNow researchers have hand-sourced package pricing and service data on 575 broadband plans and bundles for Gaithersburg to date.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Gaithersburg, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 97.9%
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%

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3,000 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.

Gaithersburg is the 20th most connected city in Maryland ahead of Germantown, Derwood, Montgomery Village, and Boyds, but behind Rockville.

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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: 92% of people living in Gaithersburg 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 98% of Gaithersburg 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.

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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 )