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Internet providers in Lake of the Woods, VA

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Lake of the Woods, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
Virginia Broadband $79.99 5 - 25 MbpsWireless84%
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Lake of the Woods internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Lake of the Woods 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 Lake of the Woods area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Lake of the Woods residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Lake of the Woods, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Lake of the Woods area, and 99.78% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lake of the Woods's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Lake of the Woods

The largest internet providers in Lake of the Woods are Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Lake of the Woods.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Lake of the Woods residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Lake of the Woods’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Lake of the Woods residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Lake of the Woods covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Lake of the Woods 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lake of the Woods, $51.99.

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 Lake of the Woods. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Lake of the Woods's providers, 66 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Lake of the Woods covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Lake of the Woods 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 Lake of the Woods, $51.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake of the Woods, $3.06.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Lake of the Woods. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lake of the Woods's providers, 66 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Lake of the Woods covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Lake of the Woods where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Lake of the Woods, $51.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake of the Woods, $3.06.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Lake of the Woods. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Lake of the Woods's providers, 66 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Lake of the Woods with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Lake of the Woods. The next fastest internet provider in Lake of the Woods is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Lake of the Woods with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lake of the Woods, $51.99.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.