It is possible to affirm that the network technologies in this state are currently in a favorable position not only for the national but international perspective. The accessibility ranking considers factors such as affordability, availability and diversity of services (speeds and types of internet).
The connectivity in Maryland and its potential can be illustrated by the following data:
- 65.4% of Maryland residents have access to an affordable internet plan ($60 or less), which is a higher rate than the national average of 51.5%.
- 61.5% of people in Maryland can access fiber-optic internet services, meaning more than the national average (25%) for the same analyzed issue.