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
1Schurz CommunicationsCable, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps98.5%
2ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
3Telegia Communicationswireless30 Mbps15 Mbps40.1%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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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:

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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.

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Hagerstown Internet Access Facts

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

  • 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

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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.

How do the internet speeds in Hagerstown compare to other cities in Maryland?

Click through to see how the Hagerstown broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Burtonsville, Delmar, Jarrettsville, Jefferson, Long Beach, Trappe, Waldorf

What is Mbps?

Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.

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.

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

Who has the fastest internet service in Hagerstown?

Schurz Communications with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Hagerstown.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Unlikely. Our records indicate there are no DSL providers that offer coverage to more than 15% of residents in Hagerstown, Maryland.

What is an internet data cap?

Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.




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.


DISH

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

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

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

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

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

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