Reisterstown, MD High Speed Internet Service

Reisterstown, MD has a total of 5 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 5 internet service options in Reisterstown. 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 Reisterstown is Xfinity. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1XfinityCable987 Mbps35 Mbps98.4%
2VerizonFiber940 Mbps880 Mbps92.0%
3ALTIUS Communicationswireless50 Mbps50 Mbps100.0%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Reisterstown MD Internet Access Options

Studies have shown that the competition from having two or more broadband internet providers in a community leads to lower prices and better overall service.
The chart below graphs the segment of the population which has a choice of internet providers at four different ranges of download speeds.

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Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Reisterstown compare to Baltimore County? The average speed in Reisterstown is 56.11 Mbps which is faster than Baltimore County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Maryland average of 32.37 Mbps.

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Reisterstown Internet Access Facts

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 92.1% of Reisterstown residents

  • The average internet download speed in Baltimore County is 27.5 Mbps based upon 4126336 samples taken in the past year

  • The average upload speed in Reisterstown is 14.88 Mbps. This is 40.8% faster than the average in Maryland and 28.3% faster than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average download speed in Reisterstown is 104% faster than the Baltimore County average and 73.2% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Reisterstown is 14.88 Mbps. This is 65.9% faster than the Baltimore County average and 28.3% faster than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 97.2% of Baltimore 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 Reisterstown 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 Reisterstown, Maryland.

Who has the fastest internet service in Reisterstown?

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

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

The following zip codes were used: 21117 and 21136

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

Click through to see how the Reisterstown broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Bel Air North, Charlotte Hall, Jarrettsville, Kingsville, Myersville, Perry Hall, Trappe

What is fixed wireless internet service?

Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Reisterstown, Maryland?

ALTIUS Communications provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Reisterstown.

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 5 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Reisterstown, MD residents.

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.

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.




Reisterstown 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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