Internet Providers in Rockville, MD

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

Top Internet Providers in Rockville, Maryland:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    98.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.4% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    92.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    92.4% 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. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    18.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    18.1% Available
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Internet Access in Rockville, Maryland

The average residence in the Rockville area has 2.56 Internet providers to choose from. This is normal, since the majority of Internet providers used to be cable TV and phone providers. Most addresses are wired for both.

Xfinity is a common second choice, serving Rockville with 98 percent coverage and a maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps. There are 14 providers within Rockville selling specialized enterprise and smb products and services like point-to-point connectivity or custom fiber loops. Our results include all providers with business packages on their site, although some providers can connect both home and business broadband.

Taking a look now at network tech with significant infrastructure already built across the city, we see that the most frequently available wired broadband technology infrastructures are Cable (98.40 percent coverage) and DSL and Fiber (92.40 percent coverage). Television providers are the main source for cable Internet and Wifi service, seeing as they can utilize pre-existing TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Cable often makes sense for local residents due to the strong speeds in an attainable price range.

Viasat Internet offers the widest availability for Rockville residents. virtually one hundred percent of Rockville census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common option, providing practically one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. The fastest plan advertised by HughesNet for Rockville is 25 megabits per second.

Coverage data found here comes from FCC data. ISPs in Rockville are required to report deployment data biannually. Leveraging our relationships with Internet providers, we are able to analyze and improve this data in comparison to private data reported by Internet providers directly. Our speed averages are calculated based on real-world speed tests from the Rockville area. Other data and statistics included here are drawn from NTIA and Census databases. So far as plan pricing and terms info, our data anlysis staff has manually filed 507 Internet packages in Rockville over recent years, with 38 available to residents currently.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Rockville, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 98.4%
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 18.1%

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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.

Rockville is the 14th most connected city in Maryland ahead of Gaithersburg, Derwood, Potomac, Olney, and Kensington.

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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: 92% of people living in Rockville 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 98% of Rockville 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 Rockville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Rockville 323 Mbps 8 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +258.7 Mbps ) 22 ( +14 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -150.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -123.3 Mbps ) 20 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -120.8 Mbps ) 27 ( +19 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -126.5 Mbps ) 11 ( +3 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )