Best Mount Rainier Internet Service Providers

Mount Rainier, 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 Mount Rainier. 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 Mount Rainier is Xfinity. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1XfinityCable987 Mbps35 Mbps99.9%
2VerizonFiber940 Mbps880 Mbps81.4%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Mount Rainier 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 Mount Rainier which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Mount Rainier compare to Prince Georges County? The average speed in Mount Rainier is 53.76 Mbps which is faster than Prince Georges County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Maryland average of 32.37 Mbps.

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Mount Rainier Internet Access Facts

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 90.9% of Prince Georges County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Prince Georges County is 27.98 Mbps based upon 1681184 samples taken in the past year

  • The average download speed in Mount Rainier is 66.1% faster than the average in Maryland and 65.9% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Mount Rainier is 12.37 Mbps. This is 14.4% faster than the Prince Georges County average and 6.6% faster than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 99.5% of the Mount Rainier population

  • There are 4 residential internet providers in Mount Rainier, MD providing service to at least 15% of the city

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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 Mount Rainier 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 Mount Rainier, Maryland.

Who has the fastest internet service in Mount Rainier?

Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Mount Rainier.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Mount Rainier, Maryland?

The following zip codes were used: 20712

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Mount Rainier 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 Mount Rainier compare to other cities in Maryland?

Click through to see how the Mount Rainier broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Arden On The Severn, Gaithersburg, Hyattsville, Lanham, New Carrollton, Owings, Rosaryville

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Mount Rainier - Verizon.

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 Mount Rainier, Maryland?

Xfinity provides broadband internet service to 99.9% of Mount Rainier.

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.




Mount Rainier 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.


Xfinity

  • 260+ channels
  • Award winning voice remote
  • Customize your plan
  • Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
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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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