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Internet providers in Mount Vernon, VA

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Mount Vernon, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic90%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL74%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable95%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Mount Vernon internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Mount Vernon residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 74% of those living in Mount Vernon.

There are four internet providers serving the Mount Vernon area, and 94.45% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Mount Vernon's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Mount Vernon

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Mount Vernon residents, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 74% of the area. Mount Vernon’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 95% of Mount Vernon residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Mount Vernon covering 90% 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 Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon, $53.74.

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 Mount Vernon, $0.32.

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 Mount Vernon. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mount Vernon's providers, 323 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

74%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Mount Vernon covering 74% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon, $53.74.

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 Mount Vernon, $0.32.

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 Mount Vernon. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mount Vernon's providers, 323 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

95%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in Mount Vernon covering 95% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon, $53.74.

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 Mount Vernon, $0.32.

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 Mount Vernon. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mount Vernon's providers, 323 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Mount Vernon and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mount Vernon at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mount Vernon at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Mount Vernon. The next fastest internet provider in Mount Vernon is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 90% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in Mount Vernon with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mount Vernon, $53.74.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Mount Vernon, covering 90% of the city.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.

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.