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Internet providers in 23836

Find internet providers serving the 23836 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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23836 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL95%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic15%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable96%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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23836 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 23836 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 23836 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 95% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 87% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 20% of those living in the 23836 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 23836 area, and 92.73% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 23836, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Chester

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 6 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Verizon 16 Mbps 4 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 111 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 23836

The largest internet providers serving the 23836 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 23836 ZIP code, covering 95% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 15% of the area. Chester’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 96% of residents in the 23836 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 23836 ZIP code, covering 95% 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 Chester, $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 Chester, $0.31.

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 23836 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chester's providers, 298 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

15%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 23836 ZIP code, covering 15% 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 23836 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 Chester, $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 Chester, $0.31.

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 23836 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chester's providers, 298 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

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 23836 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 23836 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 Chester, $53.74.

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 Chester, $0.31.

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 23836 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chester's providers, 298 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 23836 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 23836 and the greater Chester area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Chester at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Chester at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 23836 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 23836 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 23836 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in 23836. The next fastest internet provider in the 23836 ZIP code is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 23836 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Chester, $53.74.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 23836 ZIP code, covering 15% of the city.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.