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Internet providers in 22311

Find internet providers serving the 22311 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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22311 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL97%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic26%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable93%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable26%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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22311 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 22311 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Virginia - 97%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 22311 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 94% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 81% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 49% of those living in the 22311 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 22311 area, and 97.64% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 22311, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Alexandria

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Cox 132 Mbps 95 Mbps Cable
Verizon 118 Mbps 83 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 205 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 22311

The largest internet providers serving the 22311 ZIP code are Verizon and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 22311 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 26% of the area. Alexandria’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 93% of residents in the 22311 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 22311 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $48.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alexandria, $0.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 22311 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alexandria's providers, 338 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

26%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 22311 ZIP code, covering 26% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Verizon is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 22311 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $48.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alexandria, $0.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 880 Mbps in 22311 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 26% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alexandria's providers, 338 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

93%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 22311 ZIP code, covering 93% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 22311 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $48.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alexandria, $0.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 22311 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alexandria's providers, 338 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 22311 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 22311 and the greater Alexandria area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Alexandria at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Alexandria at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 22311 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 22311 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 22311 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in 22311. The next fastest internet provider in the 22311 ZIP code is Cox, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 26% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 22311 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $48.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 22311 ZIP code, covering 26% of the city.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.