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Internet providers in Smithfield, VA

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL99%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Smithfield internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Smithfield 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 Smithfield area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Smithfield residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Smithfield, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Smithfield area, and 99.37% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Smithfield's four internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Smithfield

The largest internet providers in Smithfield are Verizon, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Smithfield.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Smithfield residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Smithfield’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Smithfield residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Smithfield covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Smithfield 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 Smithfield, $48.74.

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 Smithfield, $1.74.

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 Smithfield. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Smithfield's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Smithfield covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Smithfield, $48.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Smithfield, $1.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Smithfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Smithfield's providers, 88 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Smithfield covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Smithfield 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Smithfield, $48.74.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Smithfield, $1.74.

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 Smithfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Smithfield's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Smithfield with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Smithfield. The next fastest internet provider in Smithfield is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in Smithfield with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Smithfield, $48.74.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

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.