Internet Providers in Suffolk, VA

Residential Internet Statistics for Suffolk, VA
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $29.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Cable

Top Internet Providers in Suffolk, Virginia:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    95.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    95.3% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    54.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    54.6% Available
  • 3. Verizon
    85.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    85.5% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. Cox
    1.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    1.6% Available
1 Residential internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Suffolk. See All
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Internet Access in Suffolk, Virginia

Information on BroadbandNow is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage filings. BroadbandNow also uses direct provider coverage reports and other private datasets to further validate and enhance that data. Pricing and plan information is gathered manually by our data division. Locally, we've aggregated 407 Internet plans in Suffolk since founding in 2014. Speed averages are drawn from 13,080 browser-based speed test records in the past 12 months.

DSL and cable are the main broadband network types in the Suffolk metro area, frequently overlapping and generally competing on service quality. Cable speed is overall stronger and more robust. That said, the overall speeds of either network system are similar.

Spectrum as well as Verizon also offer Internet service in Suffolk, with significant overlap in some streets.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Suffolk.

To get a granular look at how broadband access changes throughout the area, explore the map below and use the zoom/pan tools to explore. The average density of market competition is 1.82 providers per census block. Unfortunately, this leaves 15.48 percent of consumers with only one option, or no coverage at all.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Suffolk, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Cox Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 1.6%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 95.3%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 54.6%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
13,000 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.

Suffolk is the 396th most connected city in Virginia ahead of Gates, Franklin, Corapeake, Windsor, and Zuni.

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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 3,000 people in Suffolk 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.

Approximately 85% of Suffolk 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 Suffolk County, approximately 4,000 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 Suffolk

Suffolk Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Compare Suffolk to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Suffolk 185.8 Mbps 8 $0.52 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +395.9 Mbps ) 22 ( +14 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -13 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +13.9 Mbps ) 20 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +16.4 Mbps ) 27 ( +19 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +10.7 Mbps ) 11 ( +3 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )