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Internet providers in Colonial Beach, VA

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Colonial Beach, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -DSL98%
MetroCast Communications - -Cable99%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
Virginia Broadband $79.99 5 - 10 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 $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 150 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 HughesNet and Viasat bringing satellite options to Colonial Beach.

Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Colonial Beach residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from Viasat, which covers 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$49.99/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 $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Colonial Beach, $59.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Colonial Beach, $4.29.

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, 16 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Viasat 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Colonial Beach, $59.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Colonial Beach, $4.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 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, 16 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

MetroCast Communications is the fastest internet provider in Colonial Beach with download speeds up to 150 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Colonial Beach. The next fastest internet provider in Colonial Beach is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

HughesNet offers the cheapest internet in Colonial Beach with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Colonial Beach, $59.99.

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.

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.

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.