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Internet providers in Williamsburg, VA

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Williamsburg, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -Fiber-optic0.603%
Verizon - -DSL98%
Cox $29.99 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.613%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable90%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Williamsburg internet service at a glance

At 99%, 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 DSL, which covers 98% of Williamsburg residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.220% 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 Fiber-optic
Verizon 62 Mbps 23 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Williamsburg

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

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

Cox cable internet

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

300 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, $43.33.

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 Williamsburg, $2.28.

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 Williamsburg. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Williamsburg's providers, 446 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$49.99/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 $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Williamsburg, $43.33.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Williamsburg, $2.28.

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, 446 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 Williamsburg covering 100% of the area.

Viasat 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Williamsburg, $43.33.

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 Williamsburg, $2.28.

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 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, 446 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 1.613% of households in Williamsburg. The next fastest internet provider in Williamsburg is Cox, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 90% 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, $43.33.

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.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.