Chestertown, Maryland Broadband Internet Service

Chestertown, MD has a total of 6 options for high speed internet providers that meet the minimum broadband download speed of 25 Mbps. It can be understandably confusing when trying to determine which of these broadband providers to choose. Hopefully we can eliminate some of the guesswork for you by applying our ranking algorithm to those 6 internet service options in Chestertown. The calculation we perform considers the download connection speed, upload connection speed, population covered and overall value provided by each company. Based upon that calculation, our top choice for Chestertown is Acquisitions Cogeco Cable Holdings II. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1Acquisitions Cogeco Cable Holdings IICable1000 Mbps53 Mbps82.5%
2ThinkBig NetworksFiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps58.4%
3Talkie CommunicationsFiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps50.4%
4ALTIUS Communicationswireless50 Mbps20 Mbps100.0%
5ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
6HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

Chestertown MD Internet Access Options

When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Chestertown have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:


Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Chestertown compare to Kent County? The average speed in Chestertown is 46.54 Mbps which is faster than Kent County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Maryland average of 32.37 Mbps.


Chestertown Internet Access Facts

  • The average internet download speed in Chestertown is 46.54 Mbps based upon 37976 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 82.5% of the Chestertown population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 75.3% of Chestertown residents

  • There are 6 residential internet providers in Chestertown, MD providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Chestertown is 35.8% faster than the Kent County average and 43.6% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 73.4% of Kent County residents


Internet Access Technologies

DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Chestertown residents who have access to each of these technology types.

Internet Service FAQs

Who has the best internet service near me?

Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Acquisitions Cogeco Cable Holdings II as the top provider for Chestertown, Maryland.

Who has the fastest internet service in Chestertown?

Acquisitions Cogeco Cable Holdings II, ThinkBig Networks and Talkie Communications with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provide the fastest internet service in Chestertown.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Chestertown, Maryland?

The following zip codes were used: 21620 and 21690

How do the internet speeds in Chestertown compare to other cities in Maryland?

Click through to see how the Chestertown broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Centreville, Chevy Chase View, Lake Arbor, North Bethesda, North East, Overlea, Westernport

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there are fiber internet providers in Chestertown - ThinkBig Networks and Talkie Communications.

What is DSL internet service?

DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Chestertown, Maryland?

ALTIUS Communications provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Chestertown.

What is cable internet service?

Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.

What download speed do I need to stream movies?

For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.

Chestertown Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services

Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.


  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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