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Best Internet Providers in Virginia Beach, VA

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Internet Providers Overview for Virginia Beach, VA
Total Internet Providers 8
Download Speeds Up To 2 Gbps
Cheapest Monthly Plan $40.00
Fiber Coverage 67%
Fastest Provider Cox Cable

Top 8 Internet Service Providers in Virginia Beach, VA

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1. EarthLink

64.1% Available
Download speeds up to:
1 Gbps Fiber
Prices Starting At 54.95/mo
64.1% Available

EarthLink Internet Availability By Type

Fiber Download speeds up to 5000 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

EarthLink Deals for May 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
N/A $54.95
Call To Order EarthLink Service 866-671-3918

2. Verizon

64.6% Available
Download speeds up to:
940 Mbps DSL, Fiber, 5G Internet
Prices Starting At 40.00/mo
64.6% Available

Verizon Internet Availability By Type

Fiber Download speeds up to 2000 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Verizon Deals for May 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
High Speed Internet Internet 15 Mbps $40.00
Fios 300 Mbps Internet 300 Mbps $49.99
5G Home Internet 300 Mbps $60.00
Fios 500 Mbps Internet 500 Mbps $69.99
High Speed Internet Enhanced + Freedom Essentials Internet 15 Mbps $74.99
5G Home Plus Internet 1000 Mbps $80.00
Fios 1 Gig Internet 940 Mbps $89.99
Fios 2 Gig Internet 2000 Mbps $109.99
Fios Gigabit Connection + Fios TV Test Drive Internet 940 Mbps $174.99
Call To Order Verizon Service 855-959-3078

3. Cox Cable

99.2% Available
Download speeds up to:
2 Gbps Cable, Fiber
Prices Starting At 50.00/mo
99.2% Available
Click here to see Cox Cable's coverage map for Virginia Beach, VA

Cox Cable Internet Availability By Type

Cable Download speeds up to 2000 Mbps
Fiber Download speeds up to 2000 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Cox Cable Deals for May 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Go Fast Internet 100 Mbps $50.00
Go Fast Internet 100 Mbps $50.00
Go Faster Internet 250 Mbps $60.00
Go Even Faster Internet 500 Mbps $70.00
Go Faster Internet 250 Mbps $70.00
Go Even Faster Internet 500 Mbps $90.00
Go Super Fast Internet 1000 Mbps $110.00
Go Fast + Contour TV Starter Internet 100 Mbps $111.00
Go Super Fast Internet 1000 Mbps $120.00
Go Faster + Contour TV Starter Internet 250 Mbps $131.00
Go Fast + Contour TV Starter + Voice Preferred Internet 100 Mbps $131.00
Go Beyond Fast Internet 2000 Mbps $150.00
Go Beyond Fast Internet 2000 Mbps $150.00
Go Faster + Contour TV Starter + Voice Preferred Internet 250 Mbps $151.00
Go Even Faster + Contour TV Starter Internet 500 Mbps $151.00
Go Fast + Contour TV Preferred Internet 100 Mbps $165.00
Go Even Faster + Contour TV Starter + Voice Preferred Internet 500 Mbps $171.00
Go Fast + Contour TV Preferred + Voice Preferred Internet 100 Mbps $185.00
Go Beyond Fast + Contour TV Starter Internet 2000 Mbps $211.00
Go Beyond Fast + Contour TV Starter + Voice Preferred Internet 2000 Mbps $231.00
Call To Order Cox Cable Service 855-956-4467

4. Viasat

100% Available
Download speeds up to:
150 Mbps Satellite
Prices Starting At 99.99/mo
100% Available

Viasat Internet Availability By Type

Satellite Download speeds up to 150 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Viasat Deals for May 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Viasat Unleashed Internet 150 Mbps $99.99
Viasat Unleashed Internet 150 Mbps $119.99
Call To Order Viasat Service 844-983-3105

5. HughesNet

100% Available
Download speeds up to:
100 Mbps Satellite
Prices Starting At 49.99/mo
100% Available

HughesNet Internet Availability By Type

Satellite Download speeds up to 100 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

HughesNet Deals for May 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Select Internet 50 Mbps $49.99
Elite Internet 100 Mbps $64.99
Fusion Internet 100 Mbps $94.99
Call To Order HughesNet Service 855-958-4319

6. Always ON

40.5% Available
Download speeds from:
25 - 150 Mbps Fixed Wireless
40.5% Available

Always ON Internet Availability By Type

Fixed Wireless
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

7. Starlink

100% Available
Download speeds from:
50 - 220 Mbps Satellite
Prices Starting At 120.00/mo
100% Available
Click here to see Starlink's coverage map for Virginia Beach, VA

Starlink Internet Availability By Type

Satellite Download speeds up to 220 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Starlink Deals for May 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
STANDARD Internet 150 Mbps $120.00
MOBILE - REGIONAL Internet 50 Mbps $150.00 *
*Unlimited Mobile Data Inland | Best for RVs, nomads, and campers.
MOBILE - GLOBAL Internet 50 Mbps $200.00 *
*Unlimited Mobile Data Inland | Best for RVs, nomads, and campers
MOBILE PRIORITY - 50GB Internet 220 Mbps $250.00 *
*Unlimited Mobile Global Data Inland | Best for maritime, emergency response, and mobile businesses
MOBILE PRIORITY - 5TB Internet 220 Mbps $5,000.00 *
*Unlimited Mobile Global Data Inland | Best for maritime, emergency response, and mobile businesses

8. T-Mobile Home Internet

40.5% Available
Download speeds from:
33 - 245 Mbps 5G Internet
Prices Starting At 60.00/mo *
*With AutoPay. Customers see typical download speeds between 72 – 245 Mbps and upload speeds between 15 – 31 Mbps.
40.5% Available
Click here to see T-Mobile Home Internet's coverage map for Virginia Beach, VA

T-Mobile Home Internet Availability By Type

5G Internet Download speeds up to 245 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

T-Mobile Home Internet Deals for May 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Home Internet w/ Autopay Internet 245 Mbps $60.00 *
*With AutoPay. Customers see typical download speeds between 72 – 245 Mbps and upload speeds between 15 – 31 Mbps.

Virginia Beach Internet Resources for Low-Income Families

When low-income families in Virginia Beach don’t have access to the digital devices and internet access they need, it can hold parents and children alike back. The digital divide disenfranchises many families from the resources they need to succeed at work or school. In response, we put together this list of free and affordable digital resources: 

Discounted Distance Learning Devices in Virginia Beach

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS): VBCPS operates a 1:1 Chromebook program for students. The school also provides ongoing tech support and maintenance for all school-provided devices. Contact your child’s school directly if he or she haven’t already received a loaner Chromebook for schoolwork.
  • Virginia Beach Public Library: Public libraries in Virginia Beach allow library cardholders to check out digital devices, including wireless hot spots that can help you connect to the internet. The library also has computers on-site for temporary use.
  • PCs for People: PCs for People is a charitable organization that provides low-income families with affordable computers. You can access the stock of options and apply for the program via the online store. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you can get a desktop or laptop computer for between $0 and $150.

An alternative to consider is purchasing a used computer. These refurbished and recycled devices are for sale at small businesses around Richmond, including the following locations:

Remote Learning Programs and Virtual Child Care Centers in Virginia Beach

  • City of Virginia Beach: The city government in Virginia Beach offers a series of learning resources on its website, including at-home activities for kids, research databases, and on-demand programs.
  • Virginia Beach Public Library: The public library system in Virginia Beach conducts online reading challenges for children, including the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge. Children who excel in these challenges, which they can participate in from home, win prizes. Families can register as a family or enroll an individual child.
  • Tidewater Community College: TCC offers free tutoring to students enrolled in the community college. These sessions can also take place virtually, as needed, and cover most topics taught at the collegiate level.
  • Virginia DSS: Families in the Virginia Beach area can receive help paying for and finding child care through the Virginia Department of Social Services CommonHelp program. You can apply for subsidized child care by filling out an online application.
  • Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center: The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center maintains a collection of online Community Resources for children who cannot visit the museum or need activities to do from home. You can find age-appropriate activities for anyone from toddlers to 12th graders.

Free Wireless Internet Access in Virginia Beach

The Virginia Beach Library system makes free Wi-Fi available at all branches, including the following locations:

  • Great Neck Area Library — 1251 Bayne Dr.
  • Meyera E. Obendorf Central Library — 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd.
  • Pungo-Blackwater Library — 916 Princess Anne Rd.
  • Joint-Use Library — 1700 College Crescent 
  • Wahab Law Library — 2425 Nimmo Pkwy. 

Thanks to local businesses and government programs, you can access Wi-Fi even if you lack internet service at home. Look through our free Wi-Fi map to learn more about the locations offering free Wi-Fi in a Virginia Beach neighborhood near you:

Free Wireless Internet Access in Virginia Beach, VA

Hotspot
5700 Southern Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Hotspot
4500 Main Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Hotspot
215 Sixty-Seventh Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Hotspot
301 Centre Pointe Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Hotspot
2697 Dean Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Hotspot
1444 Diamond Springs Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Hotspot
1067 Independence Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Hotspot
3333 Virginia Beach Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Hotspot
2973 Shore Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Hotspot
213 Virginia Beach Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

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Internet Provider Store Locations in Virginia Beach

Fastest Virginia Beach Internet Providers

Connection Type

Internet Providers

Download Speeds Up To

Upload Speeds Up To

Availability

Fiber
(Covering 67% of Virginia Beach)

Verizon Fios

940 Mbps

880 Mbps

64.6%

Cox

2 Gbps

2 Gbps

0.8%

Cable
(Covering 99.2% of Virginia Beach)

Cox

1 Gbps

35 Mbps

99.2%

DSL
(Covering 8.8% of Virginia Beach)

Verizon High Speed Internet

10 Mbps

1 Mbps

8.8%

Fixed Wireless
(Covering 44.1% of Virginia Beach)

Verizon 5G Home Internet

300 Mbps

10 Mbps

12.4%

T-Mobile 5G Home Internet

100 Mbps

20 Mbps

40.5%

Satellite
(Covering 100% of Virginia Beach)

Viasat Internet

150 Mbps

3 Mbps

100%

Hughesnet

100 Mbps

3 Mbps

100%

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Average download speed in Virginia Beach:

125 Mbps

Based on 97,760 speed tests

Internet Values of Virginia Beach Providers

Providers Connection Type Plan Price Download Speeds Up To Internet Value Contact
EarthLink Fiber Fiber $189.95 per month 5 Gbps $0.04 per Mbps 866-671-3918
Verizon Fios Fiber $109.99 per month 2 Gbps $0.05 per Mbps 855-959-3078
Cox Cable $150 per month 2 Gbps $0.08 per Mbps 855-956-4467
Verizon 5G Home Internet Fixed $80 per month 1 Gbps $0.08 per Mbps
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet Fixed $60 per month 245 Mbps $0.24 per Mbps
Hughesnet Satellite $64.99 per month 100 Mbps $0.65 per Mbps 855-958-4319
Viasat Internet Satellite $99.99 per month 150 Mbps $0.67 per Mbps 844-983-3105
Verizon High Speed Internet DSL $40 per month 15 Mbps $2.67 per Mbps

Best Internet Provider in Virginia Beach

  1. EarthLink - Most Fiber availability
  2. Verizon - Fiber up to 940 Mbps
  3. Cox Cable - Fast download speeds in Virginia Beach, most internet coverage and most Cable availability
  4. Viasat - Widely available
  5. HughesNet - Another great satellite internet alternative for those who can't get Cable, Fiber, or DSL
  6. Always ON - Fixed wireless up to 150 Mbps
  7. Starlink - Coverage
  8. T-Mobile Home Internet - 5g internet up to 245 Mbps

Fastest Internet Providers in Virginia Beach

Internet Fees in Virginia Beach

Common Providers in Virginia Beach Early Termination Fees Setup and Installation Fees Late Payment Fees Equipment Replacement Fees
EarthLink Fiber N/A $79.95 14 Days Then Deactivation $6.95 per month
Verizon Fios N/A $99 $9 $15 per month

How Much Speed Do I Need?

25+ Mbps

  • Web Surfing & Email
  • HD Streaming
  • Supports 1-2 Devices
  • Ideal for 1-2 people

100+ Mbps

  • Ultra HD (4K) Streaming
  • Low Lag Online Gaming
  • Supports 3-5 Devices
  • Ideal for 2-6 people

1 Gig

  • Multi 4K HD Streaming
  • No Lag Online Gaming
  • Supports more than 5 Devices
  • Ideal for 6+ people

An Overview of Internet Providers in Virginia Beach By Connection

Provider Connection Download speeds up to Availability
Cox Cable Cable 2 Gbps 99%
Verizon DSL 15 Mbps 9%
Verizon Fiber 2 Gbps 65%
HughesNet Satellite 100 Mbps 100%
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 100%
EarthLink Fiber 5 Gbps 64%
Starlink Satellite 220 Mbps 100%
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Internet 245 Mbps 41%
Verizon 5G Internet 1 Gbps 12%
Always ON Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps 41%
Provider Connection Download speeds up to Availability
HughesNet Satellite 100 Mbps 100%
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 100%
Cox Cable Cable 1 Gbps 99%
Verizon Fiber 940 Mbps 65%
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Internet 100 Mbps 41%
Verizon DSL 10 Mbps 9%
Verizon 5G Internet 300 Mbps 12%
Cox Cable Fiber 2 Gbps 1%

Internet Availability by Connection Type in Virginia Beach

Internet service providers in Virginia Beach use different methods for connecting their customers to the web. Connection types matter, so choose wisely. Fiber is generally the fastest and most reliable option, followed by cable, DSL and 5G home internet.

Fiber - 100%
Cable - 9%
DSL - 9%

What is Mbps?

Mbps is the abbreviation for megabits per second, and it also appears written as Mbits/sec. Internet providers use megabits per second to measure speeds. Broadband speeds are 25 Mbps or faster. Learn more about Mbps.

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