In the Baltimore metro area there is 1 residential Fiber provider covering 64.18% of the city. The average home can get speeds up to 949 Mbps. Note that we may have a financial relationship with some of the providers below. This does not influence rankings, and helps us provide high-quality detailed information for free.


Fiber Internet Service Provider in Baltimore

Verizon | Fiber



Avg. Speed:

940 Mbps

To avoid wasting your time, providers with less than 1% coverage in the Baltimore metro area are not shown.


Baltimore Satellite TV & Internet Providers

DISH Satellite TV



Avg. Speed:

N/A: Call to bundle.


DIRECTV Satellite TV



Avg. Speed:


Not sure whether to choose Dish or DIRECTV? For most people most of the time we recommend DISH. But click here to learn more.


HughesNet Satellite Internet



Avg. Speed:

15 Mbps

(High latency)




Where in the Baltimore metro area is fiber internet available?

Baltimore, MD map of fiber internet availability

Fiber Internet Availability Key



Fiber is available in 64.18% of the Baltimore metro area. Areas in green have fiber internet service, where areas in yellow or red may not. The most widely available provider is Verizon. Call one of the companies with service in the Baltimore metro area above to see who has service at your home.


How fast is fiber internet in the Baltimore metro area?

The map below shows maximum fiber internet speeds by area in the Baltimore metro area.

Baltimore, MD map of the fastest fiber internet speeds

Fiber Internet Speed Key

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The average Baltimore home can get up to 949 Mbps on their fiber internet plan. The fastest fiber download speed in the city is 10,000 Mbps, which less than 1% of residents can get. Some homes and apartments do not have access to these speeds. On the slower end, for example, less than 1% of homes can only purchase plans up to 100 Mbps. See the internet provider details below for info about their speed and coverage in the Baltimore metro area.

Fiber internet speeds tend to be faster in the north parts of the Baltimore metro area, and slower in the central areas of the city.

Is fiber the fastest internet I can get in the Baltimore metro area?

The fastest internet for you may vary based on where in the Baltimore metro area you live. In general, cable competes most often with fiber in the city.

  • Fiber is the fastest internet type for 2.70% of Baltimore homes.
  • Cable is fastest for 95.24% of the city.
  • DSL is fastest for less than 1%.
  • Fixed wireless is fastest for 1.15%.
  • Satellite internet may be the only option for less than 1% of Baltimore homes.


Fiber Providers in Depth

Below you'll find which TV and internet providers offer service in the Baltimore metro area, along with details on where in the Baltimore metro area and at what speeds.

Verizon Fiber in Baltimore, MD

Verizon fiber coverage

About 62.84%, or 1,715,854 people, have Verizon fiber internet available to them in the city. The company covers the entire Baltimore area. Verizon is one of the largest internet service providers internet service providers in the US, with internet service available in a majority of the Baltimore metro area.


Verizon fiber download speeds

Verizon is above average when comparing download speeds to all other internet providers in the Baltimore metro area. Versus other fiber providers in the area, Verizon fiber is below average. There are no different maximum speeds throughout the Baltimore metro area. The fastest plan anyone in the Baltimore metro area can order from Verizon goes up to 940 Mbps, and all Baltimore customers can get this speed.

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The following maximum speeds are marketed to Verizon customers in Baltimore. Cheaper plans with slower speeds may be available.

  • 100.0% up to 940.0 Mbps


Verizon fiber upload speeds

In the Baltimore metro area download speeds tend to be than upload speeds for Verizon fiber. Compared to other ISPs, Verizon is above average where upload speeds are concerned, and below average compared to other Baltimore fiber providers. Verizon offers no different upload speeds across the city. The fastest upload speed available to anyone from this ISP in the Baltimore metro area is up to 880 Mbps, which is available to everyone covered.

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Verizon's Baltimore fiber customers can expect the following upload speeds:

  • 100.0% up to 880.0 Mbps





Baltimore Fiber by Area

This information is most helpful to those looking for homes or considering moving to the Baltimore metro area or any of the areas nearby.

How does fiber internet in the Baltimore metro area compare to the rest of Maryland?

Fiber internet speeds in the Baltimore metro area are comparable versus the average speeds in Maryland: 983 Mbps in Maryland versus 949 Mbps in the city. The state has far less fiber availability compared to the city. Average fiber coverage in Maryland is 96.02% versus 64.18% in the Baltimore metro area.

What zip codes have fiber internet?

Fiber internet coverage varies by zip code and neighborhood. Some examples in or around the Baltimore metro area are shown below. You can enter any zip code here to see TV and internet providers by zip code.

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What does fiber internet look like in other cities?

Below are cities nearby and with similar populations. This comparison can be useful if living somewhere with fast internet is important to you.

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