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Internet Providers in Glen Echo, Maryland
Residential Internet Statistics for Glen Echo, MD
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$59.49|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Glen Echo, Maryland:
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Internet Access in Glen Echo, Maryland
Currently, there are 5 ISPs in Glen Echo marketing residential service, and a total of 10 including specialized business and mobile providers such as XFINITY from Comcast and GTT Communications.
The information listed here is primarily sourced via FCC coverage reports specific to the area, and is cross-validated using private databases and direct provider reporting to provide more accurate listings than is available from government websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans annually.
XFINITY from Comcast is the most widespread provider in Glen Echo. The company is available to near one hundred percent of Glen Echo census blocks. Viasat Internet is the most common second choice, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite Internet service. The fastest plan listed by Viasat in Glen Echo is 35 megabits per second.
Considering network tech with significant infrastructure already built the Glen Echo area, we see that the most common physical wire broadband Internet technology types are Cable and Fiber, with close to one hundred percent and 94.90% respectively. Cable Internet is sold by former cable TV corporations, using their already-built coaxial cable networks. Local customers of cable Internet service providers like XFINITY from Comcast usually pick it due to the reasonably low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to the alternatives, anyway.) Fiber uses future-proofed Fiber-optical cables composed of hair-like glass or plastic strands which transmit Internet data as light. Fiber offers stronger downloads and performance, but may switch to coaxial cables in the "last mile" near subscribers. Coaxial technology can downgrade performance, but they are still a grade higher than regular cable/DSL.
To summarize, broadband services isn't perfect in Glen Echo. Still, most homes still have at least 2-3 providers able to service the address. As it stands, a limited 13 Glen Echo residents have access to one or fewer providers.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Glen Echo, Maryland
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
Compare Glen Echo to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Glen Echo||145.7 Mbps||5||$0.35 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +388.7 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +3.1 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +14.9 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +23.8 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +16.4 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|