Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – Population 6,249,950
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington – Population 6,096,372
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson – Population 2,802,789
The largest metro area in Maryland is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a population of 6,249,950.00. This is followed by the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metro area, with a population of 6,096,372.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
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76% get DSL
95% get Cable
62% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
The State of Maryland Department of Information Technology (DoIT), as part of a public-private consortium, plans to deploy the One Maryland Broadband Network to bring affordable and abundant broadband to each of Maryland’s 24 counties.
MD Internet news
As part of a longstanding project to connect essential community anchor institutions across the country, and facilitate closer collaboration and long-term benefits for education, research, healthcare, public safety, and government services, the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) proposes a comprehensive 50-state network benefitting approximately 121,000 community anchors.