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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL3.053%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable53%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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23438 internet service at a glance

At 56%, broadband coverage in the 23438 ZIP code is much lower than the rest of Virginia - 99%, and much lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 23438 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 53% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 3.050% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Suffolk, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the 23438 area. Among four internet providers in 23438, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 23438

The largest internet providers serving the 23438 ZIP code are Spectrum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to most in the 23438 ZIP code, covering 53% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Suffolk’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 23438 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

53%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to about half of households in the 23438 ZIP code, covering 53% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 23438 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 Suffolk, $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 Suffolk, $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 23438 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 53% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Suffolk'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 the 23438 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 23438 ZIP 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 Suffolk, $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 Suffolk, $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 23438 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Suffolk's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 23438 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 23438 ZIP 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Suffolk, $48.74.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Suffolk, $1.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 23438 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Suffolk's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 23438 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 23438 ZIP code with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 53% of households in 23438. The next fastest internet provider in the 23438 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in the 23438 ZIP with service starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Suffolk, $48.74.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.