Internet Providers in Arlington, Virginia

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  • 1. Xfinity
    99.5% Available
    99.5%

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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $29.99 - $95.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - None required
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    There are 13 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. T-Mobile Home Internet
    Available
    34.5%

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    Speeds up to:
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $50 - $55
    • Contracts: None required
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    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. Verizon Fios
    88.6% Available
    88.6%

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    Speeds up to:
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    880 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 1
    • Speed Range: 200-950mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $154.99
    • Contracts: None required
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    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Verizon High Speed Internet
    84.1% Available
    84.1%

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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 15-15mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Activation waived online. FREE self-installation kit.
    • Price Range: $40 - $74.99
    • Contracts: None required
  • 5. 5. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
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    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 6. 6. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

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    • 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 required
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    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 7. Cox
    1.2% Available
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 8
    • Speed Range: 25-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $29.99 - $229.99
    • Contracts: 1 Year required
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    There are 8 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 8. 7. Starry Internet
    53.1% Available
    53.1%

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    • 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 required
  • 9. Starry Internet
    0.5% Available
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  • 10. RCN
    0.2% Available
    0.2%

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    Speeds up to:
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 10
    • Speed Range: 100-940mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Get a $100 gift card and free installation with promo code DC100 when you order online.
    • Price Range: $19.99 - $100.51
    • Contracts: None required
3 Residential internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Arlington. See All
10 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Arlington. See All
  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. Cricket
    100% Available
    100%

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

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

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

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Internet Access in Arlington, Virginia

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Arlington. HughesNet is also widely available.

Each major wired Internet network technology has coverage in Arlington, including fiber and cable/DSL. Fiber has availability for 88.61 percent of local addresses. Cable, meanwhile, is a service option for 99.46 percent of residents. DSL can be accessed by 84.10 percent of the local population.

The level of competition among Internet service brands is strong overall, and the average resident can access 3-4 ISPs. (3.27 per census block.)

XFINITY from Comcast is another commonly available Internet choice for Arlington, offering Cable service in 99 percent of Arlington.

The broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from governmental data from the FCC and privatized data we source directly from industry sources. Averaged statistics about speed data comes via M-Labs. Our market research team has manually sourced package pricing and service data on 641 Internet offerings for Arlington to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Arlington, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.5%
Cox Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 1.2%
RCN 940 Mbps Cable 8s 0.2%
Starry Internet 200 Mbps Fiber 40s 0.5%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Arlington

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Arlington is the 16th most connected city in Virginia ahead of Mc Lean, Falls Church, Annandale, and Dunn Loring, but behind Washington.

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

Approximately 91 people in Arlington 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: 89% of people living in Arlington 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 99% of Arlington 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.

Internet Access for Education in Arlington

Strayer University-Virginia and Marymount University are the largest universities in Arlington. For the 10,291 combined students living in the area, fast broadband access is a must for accessing online course materials and viewing research. Both universities have 2-3 ISPs at the average address within 2 miles of either campus. Strayer University-Virginia students that live surrounding campus can expect to get downstream speeds of around 205.94 Mbps, according to speed test data in the Strayer University-Virginia zip code. Speeds near Marymount University average out to 337.35 Mbps over 21,682 tests run in the past year.
FCC and US Government reports often cite the need to better broadband availability for college and high school students. There is a recognized correlation between increased high-speed broadband access and increased education/employment opportunities, especially in small cities and rural areas.

Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Arlington

Data from our research team shows that some of the popular ISPs use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since subscribers view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming services, while providers insist they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Compare Arlington to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Arlington 139.3 Mbps 10 $0.32 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +406.3 Mbps ) 19 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +22 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +41.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +47.3 Mbps ) 24 ( +14 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +39.8 Mbps ) 9 ( -1 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Arlington

Great customer service

Made an honest mistake about not disconnecting my service when I moved. The manager listened, understood, and adjusted my bill accordingly. The cable and internet service was great as well. Good company. As a business professor, that's the kind of response made by companies that wish to do business in the future.