Internet providers in McNair, VA

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McNair internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in McNair 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 McNair area will have access to cable, which covers 94% of McNair residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 75% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 72% of those living in McNair.

There are seven internet providers serving the McNair area, and 88.62% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among McNair's seven 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 McNair

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to most McNair residents, covering 75% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 72% of the area. McNair’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 94% of McNair residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

75%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in McNair covering 75% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in McNair 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 McNair, $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 McNair, $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 McNair. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all McNair's providers, 323 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

72%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to most households in McNair covering 72% 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 McNair than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in McNair, $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 McNair, $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 McNair. These download speeds are available to 72% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all McNair'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

94%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in McNair covering 94% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but McNair 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 McNair, $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 McNair, $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 McNair. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all McNair's providers, 323 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

McNair, VA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic72%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL75%
Cox $29.99/mo. 10 - 300 MbpsCable94%
Hotwire Communications, Ltd. - -Wired8.194%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - -DSL3.656%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in McNair with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 72% of households in McNair. The next fastest internet provider in McNair is Cox, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 94% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in McNair, covering 72% of the city.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.