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Internet providers in 23236

Find internet providers serving the 23236 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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23236 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic98%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL66%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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23236 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 23236 ZIP code 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 23236 ZIP will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 68% of those living in the 23236 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 23236 area, and 98.51% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 23236, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Richmond

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 174 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable
Verizon 80 Mbps 33 Mbps Fiber-optic
Viasat 4 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in 23236

The largest internet providers serving the 23236 ZIP code are Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to the area.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 23236 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 66% of the area. Richmond’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of residents in the 23236 ZIP code.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 23236 ZIP code, covering 98% 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 23236 ZIP code 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 Richmond, $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 Richmond, $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 23236 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Richmond's providers, 348 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

66%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in the 23236 ZIP code, covering 66% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines 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 Richmond, $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 Richmond, $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 23236 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Richmond's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 23236 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 23236 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Richmond, $53.74.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Richmond, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 23236 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Richmond's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 23236 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 23236 and the greater Richmond area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Richmond at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Richmond at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 23236 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 23236 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 23236 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 23236. The next fastest internet provider in the 23236 ZIP code is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 23236 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Richmond, $53.74.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 23236 ZIP code, covering 98% of the city.

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.

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.

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.