Internet providers in South Riding, VA

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South Riding internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in South Riding 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 South Riding area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of South Riding residents. Cable 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 39% of those living in South Riding.

There are five internet providers serving the South Riding area, and 99.31% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South Riding's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in South Riding

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all South Riding residents, covering 100% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 39% of the area. South Riding’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of South Riding residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in South Riding covering 100% 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 South Riding than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in South Riding, $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 South Riding, $3.00.

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 South Riding. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Riding's providers, 298 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

39%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to some, but not many households in South Riding covering 39% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in South Riding 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 South Riding, $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 South Riding, $3.00.

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 South Riding. These download speeds are available to 39% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all South Riding's providers, 298 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but South Riding 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 South Riding, $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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Riding, $3.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in South Riding. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all South Riding's providers, 298 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

South Riding, VA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL39%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 200 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Virginia Everywhere, LLC - -Wireless100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in South Riding with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in South Riding. The next fastest internet provider in South Riding is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 99% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in South Riding, covering 100% of the city.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

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.