Frostburg, MD High Speed Internet Service
Frostburg, MD has a total of 3 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 3 internet service options in Frostburg. 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 Frostburg is Xfinity. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Xfinity||Cable||987 Mbps||35 Mbps||86.8%|
|2||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|3||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Frostburg MD Internet Access Options
More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Frostburg which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Frostburg are compared to Allegany County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Maryland overall?
Average download speeds in Frostburg of 29.71 Mbps are faster than the Allegany County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Maryland.
Frostburg Internet Access Facts
Cable internet is available to 90.8% of Allegany County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Allegany County residents
The average internet download speed in Allegany County is 16.44 Mbps based upon 105128 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Frostburg is 8.2% slower than the average in Maryland and 8.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Frostburg is 5.29 Mbps. This is 33.6% faster than the Allegany County average and 54.4% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Frostburg 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 Frostburg 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 Xfinity as the top provider for Frostburg, Maryland.
Who has the fastest internet service in Frostburg?
Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Frostburg.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Frostburg, Maryland?
The following zip codes were used: 21532
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Frostburg internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
Zero latency gaming
How do the internet speeds in Frostburg compare to other cities in Maryland?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the Frostburg, Maryland population.
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 Frostburg, Maryland?
Xfinity provides broadband internet service to 86.8% of Frostburg.
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.
Frostburg 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
- Customize your plan
- 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