Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, Maryland Broadband Internet Service

Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, MD has a total of 4 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 4 internet service options in Fountainhead-Orchard Hills. 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 Fountainhead-Orchard Hills is Schurz Communications. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1Schurz CommunicationsCable, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps99.6%
2Telegia Communicationswireless30 Mbps15 Mbps79.4%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
desktop_mac

Fountainhead-Orchard Hills 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 Fountainhead-Orchard Hills have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

wifi_tethering

Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Fountainhead-Orchard Hills compare to Washington County? The average speed in Fountainhead-Orchard Hills is 32.3 Mbps which is faster than Washington County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Maryland average of 32.37 Mbps.

wifi

Fountainhead-Orchard Hills Internet Access Facts

  • DSL internet is available to 0.0% of the Washington County population

  • Cable internet is available to 94.5% of Washington County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 45.3% of Fountainhead-Orchard Hills residents

  • The average upload speed in Fountainhead-Orchard Hills is 7.19 Mbps. This is 32% slower than the average in Maryland and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average internet download speed in Fountainhead-Orchard Hills is 32.3 Mbps based upon 17624 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • The average internet download speed in Washington County is 20.09 Mbps based upon 253920 samples taken in the past year

web

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 Fountainhead-Orchard Hills 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 Schurz Communications as the top provider for Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, Maryland.

Who has the fastest internet service in Fountainhead-Orchard Hills?

Schurz Communications with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Fountainhead-Orchard Hills.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, Maryland?

The following zip codes were used: 21742

What is fiber internet service?

Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Fountainhead-Orchard Hills internet service.

Speed Devices Typical Usage
25+ Mbps1-2 devicesWeb browsing
Music streaming
HD video streaming
100+ Mbps3-5 devicesVideo conferencing
4K video streaming
Online gaming
1000+ Mbps6+ devicesMultiple video or 4K streams
Zero latency gaming

How do the internet speeds in Fountainhead-Orchard Hills compare to other cities in Maryland?

Click through to see how the Fountainhead-Orchard Hills broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Cape St Claire, Cumberland, Fort Washington, Ilchester, Manchester, Mount Rainier, Rock Hall

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Fountainhead-Orchard Hills - Schurz 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 Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, Maryland?

Schurz Communications provides broadband internet service to 99.6% of Fountainhead-Orchard Hills.




Fountainhead-Orchard Hills 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.


DISH

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

Hulu Live TV

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

YouTube TV

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

DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
Learn More

fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
Learn More

Sling

  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
Learn More