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Short Pump, VA internet providers

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic97%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL89%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable99%
GTT Communications - -DSL3.910%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Short Pump internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Short Pump 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 Short Pump area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Short Pump residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 89% of those living in Short Pump.

There are five internet providers serving the Short Pump area, and 99.43% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Short Pump's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Short Pump

The largest internet providers in Short Pump are Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to Short Pump.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Short Pump residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 89% of the area. Short Pump’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Short Pump residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Short Pump covering 97% 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 Short Pump than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Short Pump, $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 Short Pump, $2.14.

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 Short Pump. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Short Pump's providers, 348 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

89%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Short Pump covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Short Pump 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 Short Pump, $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 Short Pump, $2.14.

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 Short Pump. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Short Pump's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Short Pump covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Short Pump 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 Short Pump, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 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 Short Pump, $2.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Short Pump. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Short Pump's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Short Pump and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Short Pump at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Short Pump at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Short Pump residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Short Pump with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Short Pump. The next fastest internet provider in Short Pump is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Short Pump with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Short Pump, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Short Pump, covering 97% of the city.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.