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Internet providers in 20170

Find internet providers serving the 20170 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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20170 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL80%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable5.270%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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20170 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 20170 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 20170 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 71% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 54% of those living in the 20170 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 20170 area, and 99.85% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 20170, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Herndon

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 215 Mbps 182 Mbps Fiber-optic
Xfinity 173 Mbps 24 Mbps Cable
Cox 145 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 20170

The largest internet providers serving the 20170 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 20170 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 80% of the area. Herndon’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 99% of residents in the 20170 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

100%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 20170 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 20170 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 Herndon, $50.82.

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 Herndon, $0.42.

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 20170 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Herndon's providers, 251 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

80%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 20170 ZIP code, covering 80% 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 Herndon, $50.82.

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 Herndon, $0.42.

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 20170 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Herndon's providers, 251 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 20170 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 20170 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, $50.82.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Herndon, $0.42.

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 20170 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Herndon's providers, 251 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 20170 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 20170 and the greater Herndon area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Herndon at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Herndon at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 20170 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Herndon may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Herndon fiber-optic, cable, and DSL internet providers.

Internet providers in 20170 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 20170 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.270% of households in 20170. The next fastest internet provider in the 20170 ZIP code is Cox, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 20170 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Herndon, $50.82.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 20170 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city.

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%.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.