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Internet providers in Fair Oaks, VA

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Fair Oaks, VA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic86%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL85%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable2.604%
Cox $119.99 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic8.807%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable99%
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Fair Oaks internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Fair Oaks 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 Fair Oaks area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Fair Oaks residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 87% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 85% of those living in Fair Oaks.

There are seven internet providers serving the Fair Oaks area, and 98.88% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fair Oaks's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Fair Oaks

The largest internet providers in Fair Oaks are Verizon and Cox bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to Fair Oaks.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Fair Oaks residents, covering 86% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 85% of the area. Fair Oaks’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 99% of Fair Oaks residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

86%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Fair Oaks covering 86% 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 Fair Oaks than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fair Oaks, $39.99.

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 Fair Oaks, $1.48.

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 Fair Oaks. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fair Oaks's providers, 449 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

85%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Fair Oaks covering 85% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Fair Oaks 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fair Oaks, $39.99.

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 Fair Oaks, $1.48.

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 Fair Oaks. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fair Oaks's providers, 449 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to all households in Fair Oaks covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fair Oaks, $39.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fair Oaks, $1.48.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Fair Oaks. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fair Oaks's providers, 449 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in Fair Oaks with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 8.807% of households in Fair Oaks. The next fastest internet provider in Fair Oaks is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 86% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Fair Oaks with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fair Oaks, $39.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Fair Oaks, covering 86% of the city. Cox also offers fiber internet in Fair Oaks and is available to 8.807% of households.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing 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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.