Local Internet Service Providers

Maryland Internet Access

ISPs in MD


Below is a list of some Maryland ISPs that provide Internet service in MD.

Note: Internet Service Providers listed here may only be available in certain areas of the state. Please visit the individual provider's Web site to confirm that you qualify for service.


Average Internet speed in Maryland
  • Median download speed in MD: 13.17 Mb/s
  • Median upload speed in MD: 3.8 Mb/s
Internet Service Providers in Maryland Learn more about Maryland Internet Access, and see how its speeds compare to rest of the nation.

Maryland Internet Service Providers


Compare Broadband ISPs

Internet Service in Maryland

Internet Service Provider Cost/Mo. Details
HughesNet High Speed Satellite Internet
HughesNet High Speed Satellite Internet
$39.99
  • Satellite: HughesNet High Speed Satellite Internet
  • SPECIAL OFFER $100 mail-in rebate on select plans*
  • It's fast — up to 50x faster than dial-up/li>
  • Super-fast, always-on satellite Internet connection
  • Pricing as low as $39.99/month*
  • Compatible with Windows and Macintosh operating systems
  • Frees up your phone — no missed calls, no dialing in, no extra phone line needed


Dial-Up Internet Service in Maryland

Internet Service Provider Cost/Mo. Details
Copper.net
Copper.net
$4.97
  • SPECIAL OFFER Save 50% for the first 3 months
  • Unlimited Internet & email service for $4.97/mo.
  • Spam protection; Virus protection; No contracts
  • Nationwide access; Easy online signup
  • Just $9.95/month after the first 3 months
BasicISP
BasicISP
$6.95
  • Standard Plan - $6.95 per month
  • Reliable 56K dial-up Internet access
  • More than 46,000 access numbers
  • Available throughout the U.S. and Canada
NetZero Internet
NetZero Internet
$6.95
  • SPECIAL OFFER First 12 months only $6.95/mo.
  • $6.95 a month for unlimited Internet access
  • Reliable connections
  • Thousands of access numbers nationwide
  • Spam and email virus protection
  • No credit card required

* See Web site for details



Maryland Internet Service Advice

Broadband vs. Dial-up: Which is the best?
Broadband vs. dial-up: Which is the best?
The real debate of the merits of dial-up versus broadband Internet service is over. It has been over for quite some time. Yet, there are still situations when a debate between the two types of Internet service is still appropriate. Read on for an explanation of when a debate of dial-up vs. broadband is called for. Read more

Read the fine print in your ISP contract
Read the fine print in your ISP contract
Most people simply hit the "accept" button when agreeing to an Internet service provider (ISP) agreement. Often only on rare occasions do they realize exactly to what they are agreeing. Here are some important, not necessarily positive, things you should know before you sign your next ISP contract. Read more



About our Maryland ISP comparisons

We strive to provide in-depth listings of Maryland ISPs so that you can find the Internet access that's right for you. We hope to make the comparison process simple and, in the end, help you save money on your Internet costs. For more information about Internet service, visit our Internet Access FAQs.


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DSL or cable Internet – Which is better?
DSL or cable Internet: Which is better?
The never-ending debate: DSL vs. cable. The merits of DSL Internet service versus Cable Internet service has been hotly debated for years. Without boring technical talk, this piece outlines some of the most important issues to consider to help you make the best Internet service provider choice for your situation. Read more

All ISPs are not created equal
All ISPs are not created equal
While most major Internet Service Providers (ISPs) deliver acceptable service, they are not all equal. Despite the fact that ISPs all deliver similar services, the quality and other factors can vary widely. Read on for some issues and questions to consider when you're considering switching ISPs. Read more

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Is unlimited Internet a thing of the past?

For years now, restrictions on Internet use have seemingly disappeared, with "unlimited usage" being a popular selling point for many Internet services providers (ISPs). Not anymore. Read more




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