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Internet providers in Fredericksburg, VA

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Fredericksburg, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic86%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL81%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable24%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable94%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Fredericksburg internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Fredericksburg 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 Fredericksburg area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Fredericksburg residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 81% of those living in Fredericksburg.

There are five internet providers serving the Fredericksburg area, and 93.86% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fredericksburg's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Fredericksburg

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Cox 174 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
Viasat 23 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite
Xfinity 160 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 44 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Verizon 692 Mbps 418 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Fredericksburg

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Fredericksburg residents, covering 86% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 81% of the area. Fredericksburg’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 24% of Fredericksburg residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/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 Fredericksburg 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 Fredericksburg 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 Fredericksburg, $48.99.

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 Fredericksburg, $0.35.

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 Fredericksburg. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fredericksburg's providers, 338 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

81%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Fredericksburg covering 81% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Fredericksburg 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 Fredericksburg, $48.99.

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 Fredericksburg, $0.35.

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 Fredericksburg. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fredericksburg's providers, 338 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

24%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to some, but not many households in Fredericksburg covering 24% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Fredericksburg 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 Fredericksburg, $48.99.

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 Fredericksburg, $0.35.

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 Fredericksburg. These download speeds are available to 24% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fredericksburg's providers, 338 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Fredericksburg with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 24% of households in Fredericksburg. The next fastest internet provider in Fredericksburg is Cox, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 94% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Fredericksburg with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fredericksburg, $48.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Fredericksburg, covering 86% of the city.

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.

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%.

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.