Internet Providers in Port Republic, MD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Port Republic, MD
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.28

Internet Access in Port Republic, Maryland

Data surfaced here is based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage reports. We leverage direct reporting from providers to further validate and enhance the information. Plane and pricing information is collected through our market research team. We've analyzed 222 bundled broadband plans in Port Republic since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 284 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

XFINITY from Comcast provides an second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Port Republic with 99 percent local availability and a maximum speed of 987 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only way to get Internet in Port Republic. fixed wireless outfits like Delmarva WiFi are able to offer 100 Mbps over wireless links. There are also 2 companies in city limits with enterprise and business services such as T1. Our listings include all providers with business packages advertised on their website, although some providers can connect both residential and business Internet.

The average home in Port Republic has 2 wired broadband service providers available. 14.52 percent of the Port Republic area are limited to one or fewer options for which provider to use. DSL and cable broadband services usually offer the most agreeable price for home use.

Viasat Internet is the most likely option in Port Republic. near one hundred percent of the Port Republic area can receive access to them. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving practically one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite Internet service. The fastest plan listed by HughesNet for Port Republic is 25 Mbps.

So, looking at the big picture, Port Republic's Internet situation follows a similar pattern to other US cities: wide availability of cable and DSL, but limited options since a majority of residences are limited to one provider for setting up either type of Internet service. The cable/DSL pattern comes from the fact that Broadband Internet providers are former cable TV and telephone companies, and use already connected networks for delivering their broadband Internet services.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Port Republic, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Port Republic, Maryland

  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.3% Availability in Port Republic - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Port Republic - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Port Republic - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Port Republic

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Port Republic is the 337th most connected city in Maryland ahead of Huntingtown, Saint Leonard, and Lusby, but behind Hollywood and Prince Frederick.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 1,000 people in Calvert 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.

Approximately 85% of Port Republic 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 Calvert County, approximately 2,000 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.

Data Cap Issues Around Port Republic

Data collected by our research team suggests that common ISPs in Port Republic use data caps on residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because consumers see caps as a tactic to limit streaming services. Providers maintain that data caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is over-the-top streaming, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Port Republic

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Delmarva WiFi Fixed Wireless 23.8%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Delmarva WiFi Fixed Wireless 28.8%+ 100 Mbps

Compare Port Republic to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Port Republic 99.4 Mbps 5 $0.38 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +316 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +19.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +16.8 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +28 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +28.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )