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Internet providers in Colonial Beach, VA

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Colonial Beach, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL98%
MetroCast Communications $19.99 -Cable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Virginia Broadband $79.99 5 - 100 MbpsWireless45%
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Colonial Beach internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Colonial Beach 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 Colonial Beach area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Colonial Beach residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Colonial Beach, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Colonial Beach area, and 97.40% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Colonial Beach's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Colonial Beach

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 7 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Verizon 15 Mbps 3 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Colonial Beach

The largest internet providers in Colonial Beach are Verizon, MetroCast Communications, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Colonial Beach.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Colonial Beach residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from MetroCast Communications, which covers 99% of the area. Colonial Beach’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Colonial Beach residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Colonial Beach covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Colonial Beach 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 Colonial Beach, $51.24.

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 Colonial Beach, $0.58.

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 Colonial Beach. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Colonial Beach's providers, 42 Mbps.

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MetroCast Communications cable internet

Provider

MetroCast Communications

Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

15 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from MetroCast Communications offers broadband to all households in Colonial Beach covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for MetroCast Communications start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Colonial Beach, $51.24.

MetroCast Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Colonial Beach, $0.58.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, MetroCast Communications offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 15 Mbps in Colonial Beach. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Colonial Beach's providers, 42 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Colonial Beach covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Colonial Beach where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Colonial Beach, $51.24.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Colonial Beach, $0.58.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Colonial Beach. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Colonial Beach's providers, 42 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Colonial Beach with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Colonial Beach. The next fastest internet provider in Colonial Beach is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

MetroCast Communications offers the cheapest internet in Colonial Beach with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Colonial Beach, $51.24.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.