Internet Providers in Poolesville, MD

Residential Internet Statistics for Poolesville, MD
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $39.99
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Poolesville, Maryland:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    98% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    86.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    86.2% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    43.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    43.1% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    43.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    43.1% Available
  • 7. 7. All Points Broadband
    40.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    40.5% Available

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Internet Access in Poolesville, Maryland

Poolesville currently has two common wired Internet service providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. Their network offers download speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage for near one hundred percent of the city. As for HughesNet, they market Satellite, with coverage for practically one hundred percent of Poolesville and reported download speeds of 25 Mbps.

The information on this page is sourced from FCC reports, and is using privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to create more accurate resources than governmental websites. Data on speed and pricing of individual Internet plans is generated by our data analysis team, who collect tens of thousands of data points every year.

In terms of network technologies with significant infrastructure already built Poolesville, the most prevalent wired broadband connection varieties are Cable (97.96 percent coverage) and DSL and Fiber (86.20 percent coverage). TV corporations are usually the source for cable home Internet, thanks to the fact that they can re-purpose pre-existing coaxial TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Local subscribers to cable companies such as Xfinity generally pick it because of the reasonably low pricing for workable speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.)

Xfinity provides a common second choice to the primary providers. They offer 97 percent local coverage and a top speed of 1,000 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only option for Internet in Poolesville. fixed wireless outfits like All Points Broadband can offer 25 Mbps or more via direct wireless hardware. Aside from home broadband, there are also 3 companies in the area selling specialized enterprise and business subscriptions like SD-WAN or custom fiber loops. BroadbandNow includes every local provider with explicit business plans online.

To summarize, most Poolesville residents have 3 choices for Internet. This is around the norm for Maryland. Poolesville ranks 139th in terms of the density of broadband competition at local addresses.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Poolesville, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 98.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 43.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 43.1%
100 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.

Poolesville is the 139th most connected city in Maryland ahead of Dickerson and Boyds, but behind Ashburn, Leesburg, and Germantown.

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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: 86% of people living in Poolesville 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 97% of Poolesville 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 Poolesville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Poolesville 470.6 Mbps 9 $0.71 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +111.1 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -297.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -270.9 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -268.4 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -274.1 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )