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Internet providers in 23847

Find internet providers serving the 23847 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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23847 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable82%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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23847 internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in the 23847 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 23847 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 12% of those living in the 23847 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 23847 area, and 81.93% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 23847, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Emporia

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 112 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
Viasat 13 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Verizon 62 Mbps 12 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 23847

The largest internet providers serving the 23847 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 23847 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 82% of the area. Emporia’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 23847 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 23847 ZIP code, covering 97% 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 Emporia, $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 Emporia, $0.55.

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 23847 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Emporia's providers, 63 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

82%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 23847 ZIP code, covering 82% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 23847 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 Emporia, $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 Emporia, $0.55.

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 23847 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Emporia's providers, 63 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 the 23847 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 23847 ZIP 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 Emporia, $53.74.

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 Emporia, $0.55.

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 23847 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Emporia's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 23847 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 23847 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 82% of households in 23847. The next fastest internet provider in the 23847 ZIP code is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 23847 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Emporia, $53.74.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.