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Internet providers in 22042

Find internet providers serving the 22042 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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22042 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic96%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL75%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.440%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsFiber-optic2.290%
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22042 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 22042 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 22042 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 72% of those living in the 22042 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 22042 area, and 98.84% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 22042, prices start at $25.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,200 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Falls Church

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Cox 154 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
Verizon 95 Mbps 59 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 22042

The largest internet providers serving the 22042 ZIP code are Verizon and Cox bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to the area.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 22042 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 75% of the area. Falls Church’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 99% of residents in the 22042 ZIP code.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 22042 ZIP code, covering 96% 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 22042 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Falls Church, $48.19.

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 Falls Church, $0.19.

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 22042 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Falls Church's providers, 724 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

75%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in the 22042 ZIP code, covering 75% 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 Falls Church, $48.19.

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 Falls Church, $0.19.

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 22042 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Falls Church's providers, 724 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to all households in the 22042 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 22042 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 Falls Church, $48.19.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Falls Church, $0.19.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 22042 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Falls Church's providers, 724 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 22042 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 22042 and the greater Falls Church area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Falls Church at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Falls Church at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 22042 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 22042 frequently asked questions

Astound is the fastest internet provider in the 22042 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.290% of households in 22042. The next fastest internet provider in the 22042 ZIP code is Astound, offering download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps to 0.730% of the area.

Astound offers the cheapest internet in the 22042 ZIP with service starting at $25.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Falls Church, $48.19.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 22042 ZIP code, covering 96% of the city. Astound also offers fiber internet in 22042 and is available to 2.290% of households.

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.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.