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Internet providers in Merrifield, VA

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Merrifield, VA internet providers

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic83%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL77%
Cox $119.99 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic31%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable89%
GTT Communications - -DSL15%
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Merrifield internet service at a glance

At 91%, broadband coverage in Merrifield 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 Merrifield area will have access to cable, which covers 89% of Merrifield residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 77% of those living in Merrifield.

There are six internet providers serving the Merrifield area, and 86.20% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Merrifield's six internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Merrifield

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to most Merrifield residents, covering 83% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 77% of the area. Merrifield’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 89% of Merrifield residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

83%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Merrifield covering 83% 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 Merrifield than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Merrifield, $39.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Merrifield, $1.82.

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 Merrifield. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Merrifield's providers, 658 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

77%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Merrifield covering 77% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Merrifield 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Merrifield, $39.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Merrifield, $1.82.

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 Merrifield. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Merrifield's providers, 658 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

89%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in Merrifield covering 89% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Merrifield 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 Merrifield, $39.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Merrifield, $1.82.

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 Merrifield. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Merrifield's providers, 658 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in Merrifield with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 31% of households in Merrifield. The next fastest internet provider in Merrifield is RCN, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 3.273% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in Merrifield with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Merrifield, $39.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Merrifield, covering 83% of the city. Cox also offers fiber internet in Merrifield and is available to 31% of households.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.