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Internet providers in Newport News, VA

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Newport News, VA internet providers

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic89%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL82%
Cox $119.99 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.327%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable97%
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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 five 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 five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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*
$39.99/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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Newport News, $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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Newport News, $2.04.

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*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Newport News, $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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Newport News, $2.04.

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 Newport News. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much slower 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

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, $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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Newport News, $2.04.

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, 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Newport News at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 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 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, $44.99.

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.

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.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.