Best Internet Providers in Columbia, MD

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#1 Verizon90.12% availability

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Speed up to:

100 Mbps

Price from:

$69.00

User Review:

Verizon provides Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone services in Columbia, MD.

#2 Verizon Fios Fiber96.3% availability

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Speed up to:

940 Mbps

Price from:

$69.00

User Review:

Verizon Fios Fiber provides Fiber Internet services in Columbia, MD.

#3 Xfinity85.16% availability

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Speed up to:

2 Gbps

Price from:

$50.00+

User Review:

Xfinity provides Cable Internet, Television and Phone services in Columbia, MD.

#4 HughesNet99.35% availability

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Speed up to:

25 Mbps

Price from:

$69.99

User Review:

HughesNet provides Satellite Internet and Phone services in Columbia, MD.

#5 Viasat96.88% availability

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Speed up to:

100 Mbps

Price from:

$60.00

User Review:

Viasat provides Satellite Internet and Phone services in Columbia, MD.

#6 EarthLink45% availability

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Speed up to:

75 Mbps

Price from:

$49.95

User Review:

EarthLink provides Fiber Internet and DSL Internet services in Columbia, MD.

Television Only Providers in Columbia, MD

#1 Dish Network

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Dish Network

DISH Network is ranked #1 in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power

Dish Network provides Television in Columbia, MD

  • DISH is ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power for the third year in a row.
  • 2-Year TV Price Guarantee.
  • Free Google Voice Remote and Smart DVR Included.
  • Record up to 16 shows at once.
  • 80,000 On Demand Titles.
  • FREE Standard Professional Insta
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$64.99
Call now for Dish Network internet availability at your address.

#2 DIRECTV

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DIRECTV

DIRECTV has been rated #1 in customer satisfaction over cable for 17 years running.

DIRECTV provides Television in Columbia, MD

  • Best entertainement options for any sports fan over Cable TV, including NFL Sunday Ticket!
  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR
  • Free professional installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$69.99
Call now for DIRECTV internet availability at your address.

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#1

Best Provider Overall

HughesNet

Best Provider for Gaming

Xfinity

Best Provider for Streaming

Xfinity

Best Provider for Availability

HughesNet

Columbia, MD - Internet Connection and Coverage Map


Compare Columbia, MD Internet Providers Ranked by Maximum Fastest Speed


Use the below tables to compare high-speed internet service providers with internet speeds as well as data caps in Columbia, Maryland

Your Best Internet Service Option By Usage

  • Best Provider for Overall Usage - HughesNet
  • Best Provider for Fast Speeds - HughesNet
  • Best Provider for Gaming - Xfinity
  • Best Provider for Streaming - Xfinity
  • Best Provider for Availability - HughesNet

Fastest Internet Speeds in Columbia, Maryland

  • Xfinity - 2 Gbps** Fast Download **
  • Verizon Fios Fiber - 940 Mbps
  • Verizon - 100 Mbps

Internet Provider Types in Columbia, Maryland

  • Fiber Internet - 86.63%
  • Cable Internet - 81.02%
  • DSL Internet - 73.71%
  • Copper Internet - 0.13%
  • Fixed Wireless Internet - 26.63%
  • Satellite Internet - 100%

Widest Coverage Providers in Columbia, Maryland

  • HughesNet - 99.35%
  • Viasat - 96.88%
  • Verizon Fios Fiber - 96.3%

Below is a list of the Fiber Internet options in Columbia, Maryland with up to Gigabit connections. Search Fiber-optic internet plans and internet packages.

  1. Verizon Fios Fiber - 940 Mbps - Fiber Internet
  2. Verizon - 100 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone
  3. EarthLink - 75 Mbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  4. Cyberonic - 11 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  5. Birch Communications - 1 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  6. Allied Telecom Group - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet
  7. FiberLight - Fiber Internet
  8. Level 3 Communications - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet
  9. Cavalier Telephone - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet

Here are the internet providers that have the best availability in Columbia, Maryland, ranked by quality of service and fast speeds.

  1. HughesNet - 25 Mbps - Satellite Internet and Phone
  2. Viasat - 100 Mbps - Satellite Internet and Phone
  3. Verizon Fios Fiber - 940 Mbps - Fiber Internet
  4. Verizon - 100 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone
  5. Xfinity - 2 Gbps - Cable Internet, Television and Phone
  6. EarthLink - 75 Mbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet

Frequently Asked Questions about Columbia, MD

Which provider offers the best internet service in Columbia, MD?

HughesNet is the best internet provider in Columbia, MD, with download speeds up to 25 Mbps and pricing starting at $69.99.

How many internet providers provide service in Columbia, MD?

There are currently 6 providers that offer internet service in Columbia, MD.

What providers offer internet service in Columbia, MD.

HughesNet, Viasat, Verizon Fios Fiber, Verizon, Xfinity and EarthLink offer internet service in Columbia, MD.

What is the cheapest internet provider in Columbia, MD?

EarthLink is the cheapest internet provider in Columbia, MD, with pricing starting at $49.95.

What provider has the fastest speeds in Columbia, MD?

HughesNet is the faster internet provider in Columbia, MD, with maximum speeds reaching 25 Mbps.

Is fiber internet available in Columbia, MD?

Yes! Fiber internet covers 87% of Columbia, MD.

Compare Internet Providers in Columbia, Maryland by Coverage Area

ProviderMax Mbps DownloadMax Mbps UploadInternet ConnectionCoverage
1.HughesNet logoHughesNetView Plans25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone99.35%
2.Viasat logoViasatView Plans100 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone96.88%
3.Verizon Fios Fiber logoVerizon Fios FiberView Plans940 Mbps940 MbpsFiber Internet96.30%
4.Verizon logoVerizonView Plans100 Mbps100 MbpsFiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone90.12%
5.Cyberonic logoCyberonicView Plans11 Mbps11 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet90.12%
6.Xfinity logoXfinityView Plans2 Gbps20 MbpsCable Internet, Television and Phone85.16%
7.EarthLink logoEarthLinkView Plans75 Mbps3 MbpsFiber Internet and DSL Internet45.00%
8.Telegia Communications logoTelegia CommunicationsView Plans30 Mbps15 MbpsFixed Wireless Internet26.63%
9.Global Capacity logoGlobal CapacityView Plans6 Mbps~DSL Internet and Copper Internet11.50%
10.Birch Communications logoBirch CommunicationsView Plans1 Mbps~Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet0.12%
11.New Cloud Networks logoNew Cloud NetworksView Plans10 Mbps10 MbpsCopper Internet~
12.Allied Telecom Group logoAllied Telecom GroupView Plans~~Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet~
13.FiberLight logoFiberLightView Plans~~Fiber Internet~
14.Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 CommunicationsView Plans~~Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet~
15.XO Communications logoXO CommunicationsView Plans~~DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet~
16.Broadview Networks logoBroadview NetworksView Plans~~DSL Internet and Copper Internet~
17.Cavalier Telephone logoCavalier TelephoneView Plans~~Fiber Internet and DSL Internet~


Free wireless internet access points in Columbia, MD

Central Library
10375 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044
(410) 313-7800
East Columbia Branch Library
6600 Cradlerock Way
Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 313-7700
Howard County Library
6600 Cradlerock Way
Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 313-7750