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Internet providers in Poquoson, VA

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Poquoson, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic99%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL88%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Poquoson internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Poquoson 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 Poquoson area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Poquoson residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 86% of those living in Poquoson.

There are four internet providers serving the Poquoson area, and 98.63% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Poquoson'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 Poquoson

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Cox 185 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
Verizon 44 Mbps 23 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Poquoson

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Poquoson residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 88% of the area. Poquoson’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 99% of Poquoson residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Poquoson covering 99% 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 Poquoson 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 Poquoson, $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 Poquoson, $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 Poquoson. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Poquoson's providers, 322 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

88%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Poquoson covering 88% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Poquoson 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 Poquoson, $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 Poquoson, $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 Poquoson. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Poquoson's providers, 322 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

99%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to all households in Poquoson covering 99% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Poquoson 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 Poquoson, $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 Poquoson, $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 Poquoson. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Poquoson's providers, 322 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Poquoson and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Poquoson at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Poquoson at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Poquoson 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 Poquoson with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Poquoson. The next fastest internet provider in Poquoson is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 99% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Poquoson, covering 99% of the city.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.