Chevy Chase, Maryland Broadband Internet Service
Chevy Chase, MD has a total of 5 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 5 internet service options in Chevy Chase. 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 Chevy Chase is RCN. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||RCN||Cable||1000 Mbps||20 Mbps||99.2%|
|2||Xfinity||Cable||987 Mbps||35 Mbps||99.4%|
|3||Verizon||Fiber||940 Mbps||880 Mbps||99.6%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Chevy Chase 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 Chevy Chase 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 Chevy Chase compare to Montgomery County? The average speed in Chevy Chase is 57.81 Mbps which is faster than Montgomery County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Maryland average of 32.37 Mbps.
Chevy Chase Internet Access Facts
Fiber optic internet is available to 93.2% of Montgomery County residents
The average internet download speed in Montgomery County is 26.25 Mbps based upon 3355792 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Chevy Chase is 78.6% faster than the average in Maryland and 78.4% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Chevy Chase is 14.95 Mbps. This is 59.2% faster than the Montgomery County average and 28.9% faster than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 98.8% of the Chevy Chase population
There are 5 residential internet providers in Chevy Chase, MD providing service to at least 15% of the city
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 Chevy Chase 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 RCN as the top provider for Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Who has the fastest internet service in Chevy Chase?
RCN with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Chevy Chase.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Chevy Chase, Maryland?
The following zip codes were used: 20815 and 20825
How do the internet speeds in Chevy Chase compare to other cities in Maryland?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Chevy Chase - Verizon.
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 Chevy Chase, Maryland?
Verizon provides broadband internet service to 99.6% of Chevy Chase.
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.
Chevy Chase 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.
- 260+ channels
- Award winning voice remote
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- Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app