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Internet providers in Newport News, VA

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Newport News, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic89%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL82%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable97%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.327%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Newport News internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Newport News 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 Newport News area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Newport News residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 84% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 77% of those living in Newport News.

There are four internet providers serving the Newport News area, and 95.90% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Newport News's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Newport News

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Cox 128 Mbps 35 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 4 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 12 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Verizon 136 Mbps 74 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Newport News

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Newport News residents, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 82% of the area. Newport News’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 97% of Newport News residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

89%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Newport News covering 89% 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 Newport News 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 Newport News, $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 Newport News, $0.31.

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 Newport News. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Newport News's providers, 573 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

82%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Newport News covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Newport News 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 Newport News, $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 Newport News, $0.31.

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 Newport News. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Newport News's providers, 573 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

97%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in Newport News covering 97% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Newport News 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 Newport News, $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 Newport News, $0.31.

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 Newport News. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Newport News's providers, 573 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Newport News and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Newport News at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Newport News at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Newport News 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 Newport News with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Newport News. The next fastest internet provider in Newport News is Cox, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 0.327% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Newport News, covering 89% of the city. Cox also offers fiber internet in Newport News and is available to 0.327% of households.

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.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.