Internet Providers in Oakland, MD

Residential Internet Statistics for Oakland, MD
Internet Service Providers: 7
Plans Start From: $39.99
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Oakland, Maryland:

Showing 1 to 9 Providers

  • 1. Verizon
    78.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    78.2% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. Xfinity
    28.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    28.5% Available
  • 5. 5. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    25.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    25.1% Available
  • 6. 6. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    25.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    25.1% Available
  • 7. 7. Declaration Networks Group
    84.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    84.6% Available
  • 8. 8. Shentel
    69.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    69.5% Available
  • 9. 9. ProCom
    15.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *500 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    15.9% Available

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Internet Access in Oakland, Maryland

DSL infrastructure and Satellite are common broadband network types in Oakland, with 78.21 and practically one hundred percent network reach.

Verizon and Shentel also have Internet service in Oakland, with Verizon performing a bit better according to speed test analysis.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As residents might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Oakland.

The plans displayed on this page are manually collected through our data science and research team. The 40 packages shown are the most current out of 356 broadband packages we've aggregated in Oakland to date.

In summary, the average Oakland resident has 2-3 options for Internet. Oakland is the 178th most connected city as measured by the density of broadband availability per address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Oakland, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 28.5%
Shentel 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 69.5%
ProCom 500 Mbps Fiber 16s 15.9%
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 25.1%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 25.1%
4,000 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.

Oakland is the 178th most connected city in Maryland ahead of Kingwood, Accident, Swanton, and Terra Alta, but behind Albright.

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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 3,000 people in Garrett 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: 16% of people living in Oakland 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 68% of Oakland 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 Garrett County, approximately 6,000 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 Oakland to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Oakland 268.9 Mbps 10 $1.84 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +312.8 Mbps ) 22 ( +12 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -96.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -69.2 Mbps ) 20 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -66.7 Mbps ) 27 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -72.4 Mbps ) 11 ( +1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )