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Internet providers in 20121

Find internet providers serving the 20121 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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20121 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic91%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL77%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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20121 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 20121 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 20121 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 71% of those living in the 20121 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 20121 area, and 97.71% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 20121, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Centreville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Cox 256 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
Verizon 149 Mbps 115 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 20121

The largest internet providers serving the 20121 ZIP code are Verizon and Cox bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to the area.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 20121 ZIP code, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 77% of the area. Centreville’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 99% of residents in the 20121 ZIP code.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

91%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 20121 ZIP code, covering 91% 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 20121 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 Centreville, $53.74.

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 Centreville, $0.32.

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 20121 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Centreville's providers, 323 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

77%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in the 20121 ZIP code, covering 77% 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 Centreville, $53.74.

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 Centreville, $0.32.

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 20121 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Centreville's providers, 323 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to all households in the 20121 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 20121 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Centreville, $53.74.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Centreville, $0.32.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 20121 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Centreville's providers, 323 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 20121 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 20121 and the greater Centreville area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Centreville at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Centreville at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 20121 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 20121 frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in the 20121 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 20121. The next fastest internet provider in the 20121 ZIP code is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 91% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in the 20121 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Centreville, $53.74.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 20121 ZIP code, covering 91% of the city.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.