Internet providers in George Mason, VA

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George Mason, VA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic99%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 10 MbpsDSL59%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable97%
GTT Communications - -DSL20%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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George Mason internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in George Mason 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 George Mason area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 99% of George Mason residents. Cable 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 59% of those living in George Mason.

There are five internet providers serving the George Mason area, and 97.31% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among George Mason's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in George Mason

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all George Mason residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 59% of the area. George Mason’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 97% of George Mason 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 George Mason 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 George Mason than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in George Mason, $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 George Mason, $2.37.

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 George Mason. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all George Mason's providers, 322 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

10 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

59%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to about half of households in George Mason covering 59% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in George Mason 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 George Mason, $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 George Mason, $2.37.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in George Mason. These download speeds are available to 59% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all George Mason's providers, 322 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

97%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in George Mason covering 97% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but George Mason 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 George Mason, $44.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in George Mason, $2.37.

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 George Mason. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all George Mason's providers, 322 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in George Mason and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in George Mason at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in George Mason at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many George Mason 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 George Mason with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in George Mason. The next fastest internet provider in George Mason is Cox, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 97% of the area.

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

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

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

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.