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Internet providers in 23438

Find internet providers serving the 23438 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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23438 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL3.050%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable53%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 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 $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Suffolk

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 93 Mbps 75 Mbps DSL
Viasat 13 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

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*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

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 $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Suffolk, $58.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Suffolk, $0.37.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 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*
$64.99/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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Suffolk, $58.74.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Suffolk, $0.37.

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*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 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 $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Suffolk, $58.74.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Suffolk, $0.37.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 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 faster 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 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 53% of households in 23438. The next fastest internet provider in the 23438 ZIP code is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 3.050% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 23438 ZIP with service starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Suffolk, $58.74.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.