Internet Providers in Preston, Maryland

Residential Internet Statistics for Preston, MD
Internet Service Providers: 3
Plans Start From: $39.99
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Cable

Top Internet Providers in Preston, Maryland:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    84.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    84.9% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    56.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    56.9% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. Delmarva WiFi
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 1. Comcast Business
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    100% Available
  • 2. Delmarva WiFi
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 3. Verizon High Speed Internet
    79.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    79.1% Available
  • 6. Verizon Business
    1.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    1.4% Available
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Internet Access in Preston, Maryland

Preston residences have an average of 2.42 Internet providers available. This is common amount of options, since most companies that sell Internet have their roots as cable TV or telephone providers. Most houses are wired for one of each.

Xfinity is another common broadband option for Preston, offering Cable connections with coverage in 84 percent of the area. Delmarva WiFi is another alternative wireless service worth noting to practically one hundred percent of local residents, although it needs roof access or proximity to a Delmarva WiFi access point.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet options in Preston.

Remember that since FCC availability data is only processed biannually and only published six months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. We collect availability and plan data directly from many major providers to help fix this problem.

The big picture is that Cable and DSL are the most prevalent Internet options available in the Preston area. The mapping tools and speed test data below show where the actual speed test results differ between neighborhoods and providers in Preston.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Preston, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 84.9%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
2,000 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.

Preston is the 321st most connected city in Maryland behind Easton, East New Market, Hurlock, Federalsburg, and Trappe.

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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 5,000 people in Caroline 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.

Approximately 52% of Preston 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 Caroline 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 Preston to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Preston 39.5 Mbps 5 $3.79 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +542.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +133.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +160.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +162.7 Mbps ) 24 ( +19 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +157 Mbps ) 10 ( +5 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )