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Internet providers in Lakeside, VA

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Lakeside, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -Fiber-optic95%
Verizon - -DSL70%
Xfinity $20.00 25 - 400 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Lakeside internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Lakeside 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 Lakeside area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Lakeside residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 70% of those living in Lakeside.

There are four internet providers serving the Lakeside area, and 98.68% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lakeside's four internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Lakeside

The largest internet providers in Lakeside are Xfinity, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Lakeside.

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

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Lakeside residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lakeside, $40.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lakeside, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Lakeside. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lakeside's providers, 146 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Lakeside 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Lakeside, $40.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lakeside, $1.90.

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 Lakeside. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lakeside's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Lakeside covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Lakeside 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Lakeside, $40.00.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lakeside, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Lakeside. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lakeside's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Lakeside with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Lakeside. The next fastest internet provider in Lakeside is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Lakeside with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lakeside, $40.00.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Lakeside, covering 95% 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.

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.

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.