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Maryland Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in MD

^ An estimated 4,278,202 Maryland residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

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Internet Availability in MD

^ Collectively (all cities), 81.4% of all Maryland residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 10th in the nation [2].

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Maryland Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Maryland

  • Median Landline Internet speeds in MD [3]
    • Median download speed: 8.7 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 3.22 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 21.66 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 6.86 Mb/s

Landline Internet Speed: Maryland vs. the U.S.

How Maryland landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in Maryland

  • Median Wireless Internet speeds in MD [3]
    • Median download speed: 2.75 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 1.25 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 10 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 4.41 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Speed: Maryland vs. the U.S.

How Maryland wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Maryland

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in MD

Internet Service Provider (ISP) Type of Internet Service Offered Maximum advertised download speed Maximum advertised upload speed
Optical Carrier 100 Mb/s - 1 Gb/s 100 Mb/s - 1 Gb/s
Other Copper Wireline 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Asymmetric DSL 1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s 200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in MD

Internet Service Provider (ISP) Type of Internet Service Offered Maximum advertised download speed Maximum advertised upload speed
Wireless 10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s 1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Wireless 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s 1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Wireless 6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s 1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s

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Maryland Internet Statistics

Maryland Internet Connectivity

Maryland: 74.1% of residents are connected, with 33.5% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Maryland


  • Maryland Internet Connectivity [1]
    • It is estimated that 4,278,202 Maryland residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, or elsewhere, or they are connected at multiple locations.
    • It is estimated that 1,495,350 Maryland residents are not connected to the Internet at all. This includes not being connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Maryland Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 4,699,671 Maryland residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Maryland

Maryland: The median household income is $77,924; and 10% of households are below poverty level [6].


Maryland Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Maryland Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in MD, median download speeds are 3.04 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 4.79 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in MD [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 13.17 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 4.42 Mb/s - 20.62 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 3.8 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.18 Mb/s - 5.45 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in MD [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 2.75 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.88 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 1.25 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.39 Mb/s - 4.41 Mb/s

Maryland Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Maryland [1]: 74.1% of MD residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 74.1% mark ranks Maryland 15th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 25.1% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 4.7% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 10.8% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 33.5% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 25.9% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Maryland Internet Availability [2]
    • 81.4% of MD residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Maryland 10th in the country.

Maryland Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in MD, median download speeds are 1.18 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 0.76 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in MD [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 10.06 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 3.38 Mb/s - 30.73 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 4.48 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.47 Mb/s - 10.3 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in MD [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 2.88 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.26 Mb/s - 13.63 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 1.38 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.63 Mb/s - 4.83 Mb/s

Additional information about Maryland

About Maryland

Maryland has a population of approximately 5,773,552, which ranks 20th in the U.S. among all states. [6]

MD Internet Access

More about Maryland Internet Access

For more information about Maryland Internet Service Providers, or for additional resources regarding MD Internet service overall, visit Maryland Broadband Cooperative .

More About Maryland

Of all residents in Maryland, 84% have a high school diploma or higher, and 32% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

Maryland Cities

References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau