How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Rawlings, Maryland
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Internet Access in Rawlings, Maryland
Information on BroadbandNow is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage filings. BroadbandNow also uses direct provider reports to validate that data, down to the census block level. Plan and pricing data is hand-gathered by our research division. We've analyzed 246 broadband deals in and near Rawlings since founding in 2014. FCC Form 477 data is renewed biannually. However, it often gets posted here up to six months ahead of FCC releases thanks to direct data agreements with our partners.
40.63 percent of households (700 residents total) are limited to only one option for wired Internet.
Taking a look at network technologies available across Rawlings, the most widespread hardwired broadband connection types are Cable and DSL, with 71.45% and 44.96% respectively. Regular cable TV companies are the main source for cable home Internet, thanks to the fact that they can leverage their existing coaxial TV cables — which already connect to most homes — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Cable often makes sense for local residents due to the strong mix of speed and value. DSL is delivered over telephone wires on utility poles, and comes from service providers such as Verizon High Speed Internet that own copper phone wires. DSL is outperformed by all other wired broadband technologies.
XFINITY from Comcast is a common alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer a top download speed of 300 Mbps. There are 2 providers in city limits offering enterprise and smb subscriptions such as T1. We list all providers with business services online, although some providers sell both home and business broadband.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest providers in Rawlings as measured by coverage. As the maps below illustrate, the more common providers often compete at addresses around Rawlings.
Internet Statistics 2021
40.6% of consumers in Rawlings700 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Rawlings, Maryland
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Atlantic Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||48.5%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||71.5%|
|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.
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.
Data Caps and Cord Cutting Around Rawlings
Data collected by our market researchers shows that many of the top ISPs place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue because customers see caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting". Providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which can use one to seven Gigabytes/hour.