Internet Providers in West Friendship, Maryland

Most Popular Internet Providers in West Friendship, Maryland:

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  • 1. 1. Xfinity
    90.1% Available
    90.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1200 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: Order Online (844) 910-2674

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Deal
    • Self Install
    • TV Bundles
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 9
    • Speed Range: 50-1200mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $29.99 - $169.99
    • Contracts: None - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 12 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Verizon Fios
    98.5% Available
    98.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    880 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: Order Online (855) 941-4390

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Deal
    • Fiber
    • Self Install
    • Fiber
    • TV Bundles
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 1
    • Speed Range: 200-950mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $135.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Verizon High Speed Internet
    66.3% Available
    66.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    15 Mbps
    Download
    1 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: Order Online (844) 914-2729

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Self Install
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 15-15mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $69.99 - $69.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 4. 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (844) 912-2812

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (844) 902-3107

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Includes lease set-up fee. Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 6. 6. Telegia Communications
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    30 Mbps
    Download
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (855) 698-3534

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Internet Plans: 0
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
  • 1. 1. Comcast Business
    82.9% Available
    82.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    987 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: Order Online (855) 943-4155

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Self Install
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-987mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Free installation when you order online.
    • Price Range: $69.95 - $219.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 3 Years required
  • 2. 2. Verizon High Speed Internet
    77.6% Available
    77.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    15 Mbps
    Download
    1 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: Order Online (855) 941-4553

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Self Install
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 15-15mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Includes activation. Free professional installation for 1st PC.
    • Price Range: $29.99 - $49.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 3. 3. Telegia Communications
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    30 Mbps
    Download
    5 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (855) 698-3534

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Internet Plans: 0
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
  • 4. 4. Comcast Business
    82.9% Available
    82.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    987 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: Order Online (855) 943-4155

    Average wait time: 30s

    View Provider Details
    • Self Install
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-987mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Free installation when you order online.
    • Price Range: $69.95 - $219.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 3 Years required
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (844) 898-5296

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. Cricket
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    0.768 Mbps
    Download
    0.2 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (800) 274-2538

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-0.768mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $35 - $55
  • 3. 3. T-Mobile
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (800) 937-8997

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing (800) 922-0204

    Average wait time: 30s

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    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in West Friendship, Maryland

The two most commonly available network options in West Friendship are Cable networks alongside Fiber. Our records show that Cable reaches a 90.10 percent spread in West Friendship, in contrast to the 98.52 percent Fiber availability. While cable networks or DSL may be more financially viable, Fiber to the Home (FTTH) networks are a better fit to transmit digital data transit and provide significantly better performance. Owing to the reach of Fiber-Optic lines in West Friendship neighborhoods, the city's unweighted average downstream speed (461.81 Megabits per Second) is 55.37 percent faster than the Maryland state unweighted average of 206.12 Mbps. However, the actual throughput at a subscriber's address may vary depending on the quality of the "last mile" connection.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As you might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in West Friendship.

Verizon Fios as well as XFINITY from Comcast also offer Internet service in West Friendship, often competing for the same customers.

The packages displayed on this page are manually gathered by our research team. The 38 packages displayed above are the most relevant of 249 plans we've gathered in West Friendship to date.

The average West Friendship resident is faced with 3-4 choices for home Internet (an average of 3.55 per census block), which is higher thanaverage. West Friendship is number 177th of 392 cities in Maryland in terms of Internet connectivity. Underserved blocks are low, although some addresses may have issues that aren't visible from coverage data. Activate the interactive map on this page to explore data about neighborhoods within West Friendship, and see Internet access stats at the census block level.

  • There are 10 internet providers in West Friendship with 6 of those offering residential service
  • West Friendship is the 177th most connected city in Maryland behind Woodstock, Marriottsville, Sykesville, Glenwood, and Dayton.
  • The fastest zip code in West Friendship for July 2021 is 21794. (see all below).

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In West Friendship, Maryland

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 90.1%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For West Friendship

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West Friendship is the 177th most connected city in Maryland behind Woodstock, Marriottsville, Sykesville, Glenwood, and Dayton.

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

Approximately 7,000 people in Howard 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.

Fiber Availability: 99% of people living in West Friendship have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 97% of West Friendship 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.

As of this month, 21794 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in West Friendship.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Howard County, approximately 8,000 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.

Compare West Friendship to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
West Friendship 461.8 Mbps 6 $0.35 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +72.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -313 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -301.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( -292.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -299.7 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )