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Internet providers in Williamsburg, VA

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Williamsburg, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL98%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic0.603%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable90%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.613%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Williamsburg internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Williamsburg 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 Williamsburg area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Williamsburg residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 11% of those living in Williamsburg.

There are four internet providers serving the Williamsburg area, and 88.94% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Williamsburg's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Williamsburg

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 15 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Cox 155 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
Verizon 62 Mbps 23 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Williamsburg

The largest internet providers in Williamsburg are Verizon, Cox, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Williamsburg.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Williamsburg residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cox, which covers 90% of the area. Williamsburg’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Williamsburg residents.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Williamsburg covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Williamsburg 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Williamsburg, $53.74.

Verizon 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 Williamsburg, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Williamsburg. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Williamsburg's providers, 376 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in Williamsburg covering 90% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Williamsburg 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 Williamsburg, $53.74.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Williamsburg, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Williamsburg. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Williamsburg's providers, 376 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 Williamsburg covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Williamsburg 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Williamsburg, $53.74.

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 Williamsburg, $0.31.

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 Williamsburg. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Williamsburg's providers, 376 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in Williamsburg with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in Williamsburg. The next fastest internet provider in Williamsburg is Cox, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.613% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in Williamsburg with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Williamsburg, $53.74.

Cox is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Williamsburg, covering 1.613% of the city. Verizon also offers fiber internet in Williamsburg and is available to 0.603% of households.

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.

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.

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.