Internet providers in Hampton, VA

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Hampton internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Hampton 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 Hampton area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Hampton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 81% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 70% of those living in Hampton.

There are four internet providers serving the Hampton area, and 95.88% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hampton's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Hampton

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to most Hampton residents, covering 81% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 70% of the area. Hampton’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 97% of Hampton residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

81%

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

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Hampton 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 Hampton, $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 Hampton, $2.81.

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 Hampton. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Hampton's providers, 573 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

70%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Hampton covering 70% 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 Hampton than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Hampton, $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 Hampton, $2.81.

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 Hampton. These download speeds are available to 70% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hampton's providers, 573 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 Hampton covering 97% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Hampton 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 Hampton, $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 Hampton, $2.81.

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 Hampton. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Hampton's providers, 573 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Hampton, VA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 940 Mbps Fiber-optic 70%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 Mbps DSL 81%
Cox $29.99/mo. 10 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 0.112%
Cox $29.99/mo. 10 - 300 Mbps Cable 97%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in Hampton with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.112% of households in Hampton. The next fastest internet provider in Hampton is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 70% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hampton, covering 70% of the city. Cox also offers fiber internet in Hampton and is available to 0.112% 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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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.