Internet Providers in Garrett Park, MD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Garrett Park, MD
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.49

Internet Access in Garrett Park, Maryland

Verizon Fios has the strongest coverage footprint in Garrett Park. Viasat Internet is also widely available.

In terms of network technologies being used within the city, the most prevalent physical wire Internet connection options are Fiber (close to one hundred percent coverage) and Cable (99.34 percent coverage). Cable internet connections are sold by former television corporations, using their existing TV network connections. Local subscribers to cable service providers such as XFINITY from Comcast often pick it because of the combination of low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.) Fiber infrastructure uses newer fiber-optic lines composed of thousands of glass strands which deliver binary data as light. Some fiber connections switch to copper once in the "last mile." Coaxial technology can hamper performance, but they are still usually better than regular cable/DSL.

The majority of Garrett Park households have 2-3 wired broadband service providers to choose from. Regardless of other technologies on the market, including wireless, DSL and cable broadband services usually provide the best pricing and data policies for home use.

HughesNet provides a common alternative. They offer close to one hundred percent coverage and a maximum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are also 2 companies in Garrett Park with specialized enterprise and smb products and services like point-to-point connectivity or custom fiber loops. BroadbandNow includes all providers with business services on their website, although some offer both residential and business Internet.

The broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of governmental data from the FCC and privatized datasets we source from ISPs, or via private third parties. Statistics regarding speed data is sourced from M-Labs, which is a speed test tool integrated into our site as well as Google and Chrome search results. The BroadbandNow market researchers have manually sourced package price and service data on 249 broadband offerings in Garrett Park as of 2021.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Garrett Park, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Garrett Park, Maryland

  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.3% Availability in Garrett Park - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Garrett Park - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Garrett Park - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Garrett Park

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Garrett Park is the 203rd most connected city in Maryland behind Rockville, Silver Spring, Bethesda, Chevy Chase, and Kensington.

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 Montgomery 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: 100% of people living in Garrett Park 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 99% of Garrett Park 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 Montgomery County, approximately 13,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Garrett Park

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 98.2%+ 987 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 10.9%+ 50 Mbps

Compare Garrett Park to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Garrett Park 153.9 Mbps 5 $0.12 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +261.5 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -35 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -37.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -26.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -26.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )