High-Speed Internet in Salisbury, Maryland

by Max Power
The Salisbury area is serviced by several high-speed Internet providers.

The Salisbury area is serviced by several high-speed Internet providers.

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The rapidly-growing city of Salisbury, Maryland lies in the southeastern corner of of the state. Salisbury is the county seat of Wicomico County. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, from 2000 to 2010 the town grew by more than 27 percent. New residents of Salisbury have several providers to choose from when purchasing high-speed Internet service.

Comcast Cable

Comcast Cable has long been a provider of cable television services to Salisbury residents under the authority of the City of Salisbury franchising authority. Comcast has expanded its services to include both digital home phone service and high-speed Internet in addition to its cable television product. Salisbury residents have the option to order all three of these services as part of a bundled offering. The Comcast Salisbury infrastructure provides for high-speed Internet connections of up to 15 megabytes per second. The service allows users to have 7 email accounts. Comcast Cable, Phone and Internet Service Center 6465 Hobbs Road Salisbury, Maryland 21904 (410) 749-1555 comcast.com

Charter Cable

Charter Cable offers high-speed Internet access to Salisbury residents. The access purportedly includes Internet speed of up to 25 megabytes per second. Charter users are eligible for up to 10 email address, a personalized homepage, aniti-virus, firewall and spam filtering. Charter Communications 321 West Main Street Crisfield, Maryland 21817-1328 (410) 968-1501 charter.com

Verizon DSL

DSL services are provided to Salsbury through the Verizon infrastructure. Internet speed rates may vary based on location, but Salisbury residents can achieve speeds of up to 3 megabytes per second when using the Verizon high-speed Internet enhanced product. Verizon Wireless 2720 N Salisbury Blvd Salisbury, Maryland 21801 (410) 572-5830

Wild Blue Internet

The high speed Internet options of Salisbury residents are not limited to cable and DSL lines. Satellite Internet service provider Wild Blue Communications provides satellite Internet access. The service features download speeds of up to 1.5 megabytes per second and upload speeds of up to 256 kilobytes per second. The service does implement certain thresholds that can potentially limit the amount of data that is sent to the Internet user. Wild Blue Communications, Inc. PO Box 4427 Englewood, Colorado 80155 (866) 974-7174 wildblue.com

About the Author

Max Power started writing in 1996. Power was responsible for providing coverage of local and state governmental affairs for a web-boom-era news and civic-affairs news website. This experience provided him with a range of in-depth knowledge about legal, civic, political and governmental affairs. Power holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in history.

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