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Internet providers in Dale City, VA

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic99%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL71%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
GTT Communications - -DSL1.529%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Dale City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Dale City 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 Dale City area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Dale City residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 71% of those living in Dale City.

There are five internet providers serving the Dale City area, and 99.35% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Dale City's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Dale City

The largest internet providers in Dale City are Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to Dale City.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Dale City residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 71% of the area. Dale City’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Dale City residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Dale City covering 99% 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 Dale City than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Dale City, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dale City, $2.14.

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 Dale City. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dale City's providers, 298 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

71%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Dale City covering 71% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Dale City 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Dale City, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dale City, $2.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Dale City. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Dale City's providers, 298 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Dale City covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Dale City 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 Dale City, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dale City, $2.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Dale City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Dale City's providers, 298 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Dale City, you’ll likely have options from cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Dale City, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Dale City and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dale City at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Dale City at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Dale City residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Dale City with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Dale City. The next fastest internet provider in Dale City is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Dale City with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Dale City, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Dale City, covering 99% of the city.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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%.