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Internet providers in Springfield, VA

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Springfield, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -Fiber-optic86%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL69%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable4.412%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable86%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Springfield internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Springfield 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 Springfield area will have access to cable, which covers 86% of Springfield residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 70% of those living in Springfield.

There are five internet providers serving the Springfield area, and 85.64% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Springfield's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Springfield

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Springfield residents, covering 86% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 69% of the area. Springfield’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 86% of Springfield residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

86%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Springfield covering 86% 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 Springfield than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Springfield, $41.99.

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 Springfield. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Springfield's providers, 134 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

69%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Springfield covering 69% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Springfield 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Springfield, $41.99.

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 Springfield. These download speeds are available to 69% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Springfield's providers, 134 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

86%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in Springfield covering 86% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Springfield 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 Springfield, $41.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Springfield, $2.33.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Springfield. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Springfield's providers, 134 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Springfield and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Springfield at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Springfield at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Springfield 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 Springfield with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 86% of households in Springfield. The next fastest internet provider in Springfield is Cox, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 86% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Springfield with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Springfield, $41.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Springfield, covering 86% of the city.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.

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%.