Best Greensboro Internet Service Providers
Greensboro, 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 Greensboro. 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 Greensboro 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||96.1%|
|2||ALTIUS Communications||wireless||50 Mbps||20 Mbps||100.0%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Greensboro 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 Greensboro which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Greensboro compare to Caroline County? The average speed in Greensboro is 32.81 Mbps which is faster than Caroline County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Maryland average of 32.37 Mbps.
Greensboro Internet Access Facts
The average upload speed in Greensboro is 3.88 Mbps. This is 63.3% slower than the average in Maryland and 66.6% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
The average download speed in Greensboro is 33.9% faster than the Caroline County average and 1.3% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Greensboro is 3.88 Mbps. This is 14.3% slower than the Caroline County average and 66.6% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 80.4% of Caroline County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Caroline County residents
The average internet download speed in Caroline County is 24.5 Mbps based upon 29544 samples taken in the past year
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 Greensboro 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 Greensboro, Maryland.
Who has the fastest internet service in Greensboro?
Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Greensboro.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Greensboro, Maryland?
The following zip codes were used: 21639
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 Greensboro 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 Greensboro compare to other cities in Maryland?
Click through to see how the Greensboro broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: California, Chesapeake Beach, Perryville, Randallstown, Rockville, Shady Side, Walkersville
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 Greensboro, 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 Greensboro, Maryland?
ALTIUS Communications provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Greensboro.
Greensboro 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