Internet Providers in Newport News, Virginia

Residential Internet Statistics for Newport News, VA
Internet Service Providers: 3
Plans Start From: $29.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Newport News, Virginia:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. Cox
    98.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.2% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    91% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    91% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    17.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    17.7% Available
  • 1. Verizon High Speed Internet
    92.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    92.9% Available
  • 2. Cox Business
    72.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    72.1% Available
  • 3. Windstream
    30.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    30.5% Available
  • 4. CenturyLink Business
    3.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    3.7% Available
  • 5. 5. Verizon Business
    8.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *950 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    8.5% Available
  • 7. 6. GTT
    6.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *6 Mbps
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    6.6% Available
  • 8. 7. Crown Castle
    3.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    3.9% Available
  • 10. Cox Business
    0.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    0.4% Available
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Internet Access in Newport News, Virginia

Information surfaced on BroadbandNow is based on the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage reporting. Our data also includes direct provider coverage reports to further validate and enhance that information. Plan, pricing, and other information on this page is aggregated manually by our market research division. We've analyzed and verified 337 Internet plans in Newport News. Average speed data is calculated from 47,646 local speed tests. They are meant for general provider comparison purposes, not as an indicator of top Internet speeds available.

Cox Communications as well as Verizon also have coverage in Newport News, often competing for the same customers.

DSL and cable are the two main broadband network types around Newport News. They are frequently overlapping and competing with each other. Cable network speed is overall better and more robust, but the overall speeds of either system are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies based on the network quality in a given area.

2-3 providers for each block may be a low level of broadband competition, but it's enough to reduce pricing in Newport News communities with provider overlap. Choice often varies from block to block, as you can see in the map below.

According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Newport News so far as coverage. The more common providers frequently overlap around Newport News.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Newport News, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Cox Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 98.2%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 17.7%

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4,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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

Newport News is the 48th most connected city in Virginia ahead of Poquoson, Seaford, Smithfield, Carrollton, and Fort Eustis.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Newport News County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 91% of people living in Newport News have residential fiber service available to them.

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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 Newport News residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Newport News County, approximately 2,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Map of ISPs in Newport News

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Compare Newport News to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Newport News 148.5 Mbps 7 $0.68 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +433.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +24.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +51.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +53.7 Mbps ) 24 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +48 Mbps ) 10 ( +3 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )