RealSpeeds

Internet Speeds in Columbia, MD

Residents of Columbia have 2 internet providers to choose from. The most popular provider is Verizon, which offers DSL and fiber internet service. Over 13,835 recent tests, our research shows that Verizon customers have been getting 149 Mbps for download speeds and 91 Mbps for upload speeds. In addition to Verizon, cable internet service is also available from Xfinity.

While these are the real speeds we have been seeing in recent tests, there are many factors that affect download and upload speeds, so your actual service may differ.

Last updated on February 3, 2023
ProviderDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
Verizon
DSL
Fiber
View Details →
149 Mbps91 Mbps11 ms
Xfinity
Cable
View Details →
148 Mbps12 Mbps10 ms
* Data from speed tests taken in the last 3 months

Internet Providers in Columbia, MD

Verizon

DSL
Fiber

Download Speed

149Mbps

Upload Speed

91Mbps

Latency

11ms

Overview

Verizon is the most popular provider in Columbia offering DSL and fiber internet service. Users have been getting 149 Mbps for download speeds and 91 Mbps for upload speeds over 13,835 recent tests.

Performance Breakdown

Verizon has the fastest average download speed, the fastest average upload speed, and the 2nd lowest latency out of all of the providers in Columbia. 26% of users saw download speeds between 250-500 Mbps, and 29% of users saw upload speeds between 100-250 Mbps.

Download Speeds

Upload Speeds

Recent Verizon Speed Tests in Columbia

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
February 2, 2023541 Mbps914 Mbpsn/a ms
February 2, 202396 Mbps82 Mbps10 ms
February 2, 2023306 Mbps106 Mbps8 ms
February 2, 202381 Mbps115 Mbpsn/a ms
February 2, 2023272 Mbps228 Mbpsn/a ms
February 2, 2023451 Mbps111 Mbps9 ms
February 2, 2023107 Mbps1 Mbps20 ms
February 2, 202338 Mbps26 Mbps29 ms
February 2, 202387 Mbps83 Mbps16 ms
February 2, 202318 Mbps17 Mbps16 ms

Xfinity

Cable

Download Speed

148Mbps

Upload Speed

12Mbps

Latency

10ms

Overview

Xfinity is the 2nd most popular provider in Columbia offering cable internet service. Users have been getting 148 Mbps for download speeds and 12 Mbps for upload speeds over 7,323 recent tests.

Performance Breakdown

Xfinity has the 2nd fastest average download speed, the 2nd fastest average upload speed, and the lowest latency out of all of the providers in Columbia. 29% of users saw download speeds between 100-250 Mbps, and 67% of users saw upload speeds between 10-25 Mbps.

Download Speeds

Upload Speeds

Recent Xfinity Speed Tests in Columbia

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
February 2, 20231 Mbps3 Mbps16 ms
February 2, 2023119 Mbps18 Mbps7 ms
February 2, 2023147 Mbps24 Mbps11 ms
February 2, 2023205 Mbps23 Mbps9 ms
February 2, 2023119 Mbps17 Mbps7 ms
February 2, 202326 Mbps1 Mbps11 ms
February 2, 202337 Mbps1 Mbps10 ms
February 2, 202334 Mbps1 Mbps11 ms
February 2, 202337 Mbps1 Mbps12 ms
February 2, 202330 Mbps12 Mbps19 ms

Test Your Internet Speed

Download
0
Mbps
Upload
0
Mbps
Latency ms

We’ll run a download test and an upload test to give you the full picture of your internet connection.

Nearby Cities

Popular Cities in Maryland

Featured Cities

Frequently Asked Questions

What internet providers are available in Columbia, MD?

Verizon and Xfinity currently operate in Columbia.

What is the most popular internet provider in Columbia, MD?

Verizon is currently the most popular internet provider in Columbia based on the number of speed tests in the last 3 months.

What is the fastest internet provider in Columbia, MD?

The fastest internet provider for you is going to differ based on your needs, and which providers actually serve your home. However, when it comes to the real speeds users in Columbia are getting, Verizon provides the fastest download speeds and Verizon provides the fastest upload speeds.

Is there fiber internet in Columbia, MD?

Verizon provides fiber internet in Columbia.