Best Hagerstown Internet Service Providers
Hagerstown, 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 Hagerstown. 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 Hagerstown is Schurz Communications. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Schurz Communications||Cable, Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||98.5%|
|2||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|3||Telegia Communications||wireless||30 Mbps||15 Mbps||40.1%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Hagerstown 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 Hagerstown 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
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Hagerstown are compared to Washington County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Maryland overall?
Average download speeds in Hagerstown of 23.11 Mbps are faster than the Washington County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Maryland.
Hagerstown Internet Access Facts
The average upload speed in Hagerstown is 5.41 Mbps. This is 48.8% slower than the average in Maryland and 53.4% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
The average download speed in Hagerstown is 15% faster than the Washington County average and 28.7% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Hagerstown is 5.41 Mbps. This is 5.6% slower than the Washington County average and 53.4% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 94.5% of Washington County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 36.4% of Washington County residents
The average internet download speed in Washington County is 20.09 Mbps based upon 253920 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 Hagerstown 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 Hagerstown, Maryland.
Who has the fastest internet service in Hagerstown?
Schurz Communications with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Hagerstown.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Hagerstown, Maryland?
The following zip codes were used: 21740, 21741, 21742, 21746, 21747, 21748 and 21749
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 Hagerstown 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 Hagerstown compare to other cities in Maryland?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Hagerstown - 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 Hagerstown, Maryland?
Schurz Communications provides broadband internet service to 98.5% of Hagerstown.
Hagerstown 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
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages