Internet Providers in Alexandria, Virginia

Most Popular Internet Providers in Alexandria, Virginia:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. 1. Xfinity
    46.2% Available
    46.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1200 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1200mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $80.95
    • Contracts: 2 Years - None required
    Deal
    There are 9 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Cox
    58% Available
    58%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
    View Cox Details
    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 8
    • Speed Range: 25-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $29.99 - $229.99
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
    Deal
    There are 8 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Verizon Fios
    51.5% Available
    51.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    880 Mbps
    Upload
    View Verizon Fios Details
    • Deal
    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 1
    • Speed Range: 200-950mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $154.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Verizon High Speed Internet
    87.1% Available
    87.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    15 Mbps
    Download
    1 Mbps
    Upload
    View Verizon High Speed Internet Details
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 15-15mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $40 - $74.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 5. 5. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View Viasat Details
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 6. 6. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View HughesNet Details
    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Includes lease set-up fee. Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 7. Starry Internet
    1.4% Available
    1.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    200 Mbps
    Download
    200 Mbps
    Upload
    View Starry Internet Details
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 200-200mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $50 - $50
    • Contracts: None - None required
1 Residential internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Alexandria. See All
4 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Alexandria. See All
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View AT&T Wireless Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. Cricket
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    0.768 Mbps
    Download
    0.2 Mbps
    Upload
    View Cricket Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-0.768mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $35 - $55
  • 3. 3. T-Mobile
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
    View T-Mobile Details
    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View Verizon Details
    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria currently has two widely available Internet providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. Their network offers speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability in virtually one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet provides Satellite. Their Internet services have availability for close to one hundred percent of the area.

Since most houses come pre-wired for one phone (DSL) company and cable networks don't generally overlap, the average home in Alexandria has 2-3 wired Internet service providers to choose from. 1.63% of the Alexandria area — 5,000 people — are limited to one or fewer options. Regardless of other services on the market, DSL and cable broadband services usually offer the best budget pricing and data policies for home use.

Verizon High Speed Internet provides a common second choice, serving Alexandria with 87 percent coverage and a top download speed of 15 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only way to get Internet for residents of Alexandria. For example, fixed wireless providers such as Starry Internet can offer 200 Mbps via wireless links. Outside of home Internet, there are 11 companies in Alexandria selling enterprise and business/smb services such as point-to-point connectivity. We list all providers with explicit business packages on their website.

The data listed here comes from FCC reports specific to Alexandria, and is cross-validated using private databases and direct provider reporting to provide more accurate resources than is available from the FCC directly. Address availability information isn't always available. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans each year.

In summary, the widest available broadband choices in Alexandria are Cable and Fiber. The prevalence of fiber in Alexandria and nearby areas positively impacts the area's average speed of 247.08 Mbps, which is 23.97 percent ahead of the average download speed in the state. The mapping and speed test data seen below illustrate how the actual speed test and performance results differ when comparing neighborhoods and Internet providers in the area.

Internet Statistics 2021

5,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Alexandria, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Cox Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 58.0%
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 46.2%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Alexandria

Alexandria Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Alexandria is the 66th most connected city in Virginia behind Atlantic City, Tuckerton, Ventnor City, Brigantine, and Beach Haven.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 300 people in Alexandria County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 51% of people living in Alexandria have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 98% of Alexandria residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 22304 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Alexandria.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Alexandria County, approximately 700 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Caps Among Alexandria Broadband Providers

Many Internet companies have been moving to impose "data caps" onto their consumer Internet plans in recent years. This trend holds true for Alexandria, with ISPs like Cox advertising capped plans. This might not really matter for the majority of customers, but can be an issue for subscribers that download a large amount of HD or 4K video. For context, an HD stream uses about three Gigabytes per hour. SD content consumes about 1GB/hr.

Internet access in Alexandria neighborhoods

Broadband data in Alexandria is available in these specific neighborhoods: Kingstowne, Lincolnia, Franconia, Fort Hunt.

Compare Alexandria to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Alexandria 247.1 Mbps 7 $0.58 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +287.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.48 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -98.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -86.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( -77.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -85 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.66 ( + $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Alexandria

Excellent Business Solution

CenturyLink's Business Solution with VPN and Internet are the best in the industry.

Great service, terrible customer service.

Difficult to deal with and always seem to be some sort of "issue" when you use an online rep. The internet is fast and works well.

Frequently Asked Questions About Internet in Alexandria, Virginia

  • What is the cheapest Internet service in Alexandria?

    The cheapest internet in Alexandria starts from $19.99 per month, through XFINITY from Comcast.

  • What is the fastest Internet in Alexandria?

    XFINITY from Comcast has the fastest speeds in Alexandria, with speeds up to 1200 Mbps.

  • How much is Internet in Alexandria?

    Internet service costs $19.99/month for internet-only. Bundle plans with TV start at $89.99/month in Alexandria.