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Internet providers in Ellicott City, MD

1. EarthLink.
99% available in Ellicott City
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

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2. Xfinity
99% available in Ellicott City
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps
3. Verizon Home Internet
92% available in Ellicott City
Connection:
5G Home, DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
2048Mbps

User Rating(14)
4. Hughesnet
99% available in Ellicott City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(417)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

5. Viasat
99% available in Ellicott City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
6. BendBroadband
99% available in Ellicott City
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
1. Comcast Business
99% available in Ellicott City
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating(41)
2. Verizon Home Internet
92% available in Ellicott City
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
2048Mbps

User Rating(14)
3. Earthlink Business
92% available in Ellicott City
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
4. Hughesnet
99% available in Ellicott City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(417)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

5. Viasat
99% available in Ellicott City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
6. Ooma
50% available in Ellicott City
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
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7. Allied Telecom Group, LLC
2% available in Ellicott City
Connection:
Fiber & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
8. Zayo Group
15% available in Ellicott City
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Ellicott City
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Visible
Available in Ellicott City
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. Verizon Wireless
83% available in Ellicott City
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
4. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Ellicott City
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

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5. AT&T Wireless
99% available in Ellicott City
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G Speeds may vary

User Rating

What’s a good internet speed?

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in Ellicott City

Moving towns or switching internet providers can be confusing and stressful. Comparing internet providers against the averages in the Ellicott City area can help you choose the right internet and get back to your life.

Average starting price
$60.39/mo

Average speed
171.7 Mbps

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Ellicott City Residential Internet Coverage

The New England city is a growing hub of family life and commercial business in Maryland, making it one of the state's largest urban centers. Within and around Ellicott City, there are several internet service providers that meet commercial and personal internet needs.

Those looking for the highest speeds possible often turn to fiber optic internet. Through Verizon Fios, the entirety of Ellicott City has fiber optic service. The coverage area runs from Rockland in the north to Pfeiffer Corners in the south, and from West Friendship to Ilchester in the east.

Another internet service provider with a huge network in Ellicott City is Windstream. Currently, Windstream makes high-speed service available to all of Ellicott City. Neighborhoods that fall within this company's service area include Pine Orchard, Turf Valley, Columbia, and Jonestown.

Xfinity also has a substantial presence in Ellicott City. Service reaches the city limits in all directions, but also extends well beyond these limits to serve surrounding communities.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Ellicott City

Average download speed
171.68 Mbps

Average upload speed
80.99 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
14.26 ms

Average jitter
23.41 ms

 

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Summary of Ellicott City internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
EarthLink. Fiber 1000 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for EarthLink.
Xfinity Cable 1200 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Xfinity
Verizon Home Internet 5G Home, DSL & Fiber 2048 Mbps 4/5 View Plans for Verizon Home Internet
Hughesnet Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Hughesnet
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
BendBroadband Fixed Wireless 6 Mbps 3.0/5 View Plans for BendBroadband

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Ellicott City

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on internet providers in Ellicott City.

Verizon

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David L | 07-30-2019

Rock solid Fiber internet including Phone and TV. Battery backup gives up after 12 hour power outage. 200 Mbps internet is a dynamic Ip and tests as 300/150 Mbps

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Verizon

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David L | 07-30-2019

Rock solid Fiber internet including Phone and TV. Battery backup gives up after 12 hour power outage. 200 Mbps internet is a dynamic Ip and tests as 300/150 Mbps

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