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Internet providers in Newport News, VA

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Newport News, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -Fiber-optic89%
Verizon - -DSL82%
Cox $29.99 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.327%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable97%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Newport News internet service at a glance

At 99%, 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 97% of Newport News residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 82% 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 Fiber-optic
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 Cox, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Newport News.

Cable internet from Cox is available to nearly all Newport News residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Newport News’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Newport News residents.

Cox cable internet

Provider
Cox
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 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, $43.33.

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 Newport News, $2.28.

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 Newport News. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Newport News's providers, 446 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 Newport News covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Newport News 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 Newport News, $43.33.

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 Newport News, $2.28.

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 Newport News. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Newport News's providers, 446 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 Newport News covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Newport News 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 Newport News, $43.33.

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 Newport News, $2.28.

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 Newport News. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Newport News's providers, 446 Mbps.

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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 0.327% of households in Newport News. The next fastest internet provider in Newport News is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 89% 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, $43.33.

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.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

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.