Internet providers in Herndon, VA

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Herndon internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in Herndon 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 Herndon area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Herndon residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 84% of those living in Herndon.

There are six internet providers serving the Herndon area, and 95.51% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Herndon's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Herndon

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Herndon residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 84% of the area. Herndon’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 97% of Herndon residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

94%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Herndon covering 94% 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 Herndon than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Herndon, $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, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Herndon, $3.21.

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 Herndon. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Herndon's providers, 323 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

84%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Herndon covering 84% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Herndon 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 Herndon, $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, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Herndon, $3.21.

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 Herndon. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Herndon's providers, 323 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 Herndon covering 97% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Herndon 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 Herndon, $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 Herndon, $3.21.

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 Herndon. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Herndon's providers, 323 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Herndon, VA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 940 Mbps Fiber-optic 94%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 Mbps DSL 84%
Cox $29.99/mo. 10 - 300 Mbps Cable 97%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - - DSL 25%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Herndon with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in Herndon. The next fastest internet provider in Herndon is Cox, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 97% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Herndon, covering 94% of the city.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.