High Speed Internet in Tall Timbers, Maryland

by Leslie Renico

Tall Timbers, Maryland, is a small town on the east bank of the Potomac River, near its junction with Chesapeake Bay in St. Mary's County. Depending on where you live in the community, you have several different choices when it comes to signing up for high-speed Internet service. Coverage areas are constantly changing, so contact each of these providers to see if your neighborhood is now in their zones.


U.S. Direct is the authorized dealer for Comcast in Tall Timbers. While Comcast is not available in some of the more outlying areas of the town, at the time of publication, you can sign up for PowerBoost high-speed Internet with download speeds as high as 15 Mbps. The company provides a free Comprehensive Security Suite to protect against viruses, worms and other hazards.You can also bundle your Internet service with telephone and digital cable television service as well.


For residents who don't live near DSL or cable lines, satellite Internet providers can bring service. WildBlue Satellite Internet provides a 26-inch dish and modem. WildBlue Pro can reach download speeds of 1.5Mbps, and your cost includes free virus and spyware protection as well as dish installation.


HughesNet is another satellite Internet dealer that services Tall Timbers. The successor company of DIRECWAY, HughesNet also offers a 26-inch dish and modem, and packages include free installation and software to protect against spyware and viruses. Peak download speed is 1.5Mbps.


Verizon offers two levels of high-speed Internet service in Tall Timbers: regular high-speed Internet, with download speeds between 0.5 and 1 Mbps, and high-speed Internet Enhanced, with a variety of available speeds. There are three tiers of enhanced service (1.1 to 3 Mbps, 3.1 Mbps to 7 Mbps, or 7.1 Mbps to 15 Mbps), and the cost increases with each tier.