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Internet providers in Virginia Beach, VA

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Virginia Beach, VA internet providers

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic68%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL82%
Cox $119.99 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.381%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable98%
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Virginia Beach internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Virginia Beach residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 82% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 68% of those living in Virginia Beach.

There are six internet providers serving the Virginia Beach area, and 97.70% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Virginia Beach's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Virginia Beach

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to most Virginia Beach residents, covering 82% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 68% of the area. Virginia Beach’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 98% of Virginia Beach residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

82%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Virginia Beach covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach, $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 Virginia Beach, $2.04.

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 Virginia Beach. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Virginia Beach's providers, 576 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

68%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Virginia Beach covering 68% 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 Virginia Beach than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Virginia Beach, $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 Virginia Beach, $2.04.

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 Virginia Beach. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Virginia Beach's providers, 576 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

98%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in Virginia Beach covering 98% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach, $44.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Virginia Beach, $2.04.

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 Virginia Beach. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Virginia Beach's providers, 576 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in Virginia Beach with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.381% of households in Virginia Beach. The next fastest internet provider in Virginia Beach is Eastern Shore of Virginia Broadband Authority, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.503% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Virginia Beach, covering 68% of the city. Eastern Shore of Virginia Broadband Authority also offers fiber internet in Virginia Beach and is available to 1.503% of households.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.