Internet Providers in Sykesville, MD

Residential Internet Statistics for Sykesville, MD
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $39.95
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Sykesville, Maryland:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    97.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    97.3% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    93.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    93.2% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    59.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    59.1% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 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. Telegia Communications
    91.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *30 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    91.5% Available
  • 7. 7. Quantum Internet & Telephone
    67.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *20 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    67.9% Available

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Internet Access in Sykesville, Maryland

Cable infrastructure and DSL and Fiber lines are widely available hardwired broadband network types within Sykesville, featuring 97.34 percent and 93.20 percent availability in the area.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Sykesville's primary wired broadband providers.

Remember that since FCC data is collected twice annually and only published six months later, availability shown in the results may not include the latest network upgrades or regional changes. We aggregate availability data directly from some major companies to help fix this problem.

Broadband competition for residents of Sykesville is high. The average home has at least 3-4 providers to choose from. This choice isn't always distributed equally. A notable 5.52 percent of the population still have only one option for wired broadband service.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Xfinity is also in the area with a top speed of 1,000 Mbps. Fixed wireless plans from brands like Telegia Communications deliver 30 Mbps or more via direct wireless relays. There are also 7 providers in Sykesville with specialized enterprise-level services like MPLS. See the interactive map below to see broadband coverage on the census block level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Sykesville, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 97.3%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 59.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Quantum Internet & Telephone 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s 67.9%
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.

Sykesville is the 116th most connected city in Maryland ahead of Glenwood, Woodbine, and West Friendship, but behind Woodstock and Marriottsville.

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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 2,000 people in Carroll 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: 5% of people living in Sykesville 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 94% of Sykesville 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 Carroll County, approximately 7,000 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.

Map of ISPs in Sykesville

Sykesville Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Compare Sykesville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sykesville 165.3 Mbps 10 $0.71 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +416.4 Mbps ) 22 ( +12 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +7.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +34.4 Mbps ) 20 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +36.9 Mbps ) 27 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +31.2 Mbps ) 11 ( +1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )