Internet providers in Alexandria, VA

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1. AT&T
78% available in Alexandria
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
2. Xfinity
38% available in Alexandria
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
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3. Cox Communications
100% available in Alexandria
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
940Mbps

Self Installation Available 

4. Verizon
100% available in Alexandria
Connection:
High Speed Internet
Download speeds up to
15Mbps

User Rating (189)
5. Viasat
99% available in Alexandria
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. HughesNet
Available in Alexandria
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
1. AT&T
78% available in Alexandria
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
2. Comcast Business
100% available in Alexandria
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating (0)
3. Cox Communications
100% available in Alexandria
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
940Mbps

Self Installation Available 

4. Verizon
100% available in Alexandria
Connection:
High Speed Internet
Download speeds up to
15Mbps

User Rating (189)
5. Viasat
99% available in Alexandria
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. HughesNet
Available in Alexandria
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
7. XO Communications
7% available in Alexandria
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
8. Megapath
93% available in Alexandria
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Alexandria
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE

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2. AT&T
Available in Alexandria
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

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3. Sprint
Available in Alexandria
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE

User Rating Info
4. T-Mobile
Available in Alexandria
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info

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How much internet speed do I need?

5+ Mbps

  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person

10+ Mbps

  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people

20+ Mbps

  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people

40+ Mbps

  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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AT&T vs. Xfinity

If you need a lot of speed for your large household, go with AT&T Fiber. Opt for Xfinity to get its widely available high speeds.

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AT&T vs. Cox

Go with AT&T for great customer service on widely available internet packages. Get Cox for consistent speeds in affordable packages.

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Xfinity vs. Verizon

Get Verizon for equally fast upload and download speeds. Pick Xfinity to get fast speeds and xFi home networking controls.

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What is the best internet provider in Alexandria?

Internet Provider Types in Alexandria


Cable

97%
Coverage


DSL

100%
Coverage


Fiber

2%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Alexandria


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

97%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

97%
Alexandria
85%
Virginia
79%
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Alexandria Residential Internet Coverage

Lying just outside of Washington DC, Alexandria hugs the borders of Virginia, Washington DC, and Maryland. As a major metropolitan area, it has many established local and national internet service providers.

Those preferring the speed of fiber internet often choose Verizon FiOS, although this provider_s network is currently limited to the northern and southern edges of Alexandria. Covered northern neighborhoods include Alexandria Wrest and North Ridge. Those with coverage in the south include Old Town and part of Landmark.

Verizon makes high-speed DSL service available to all of Alexandria.

Xfinity has an expansive cable network in this area that reaches all of Alexandria, plus a few communities to the south of the city.

RCN is widely available in central and western parts of Alexandria. Stretching from Alexandria Wrest in the northwest through Seminary Hill, service stops short of Taylor Run and Potomac Yard. Old Town and Old Town North both fall outside the RCN service area.

Not to be outdone, Megapath is a competitive company in this region, bringing internet packages to the entire metropolitan area of Alexandria.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Alexandria

Xfinity offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Cox Communications offers internet at speeds up to 940 Mbps

AT&T offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

Viasat offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Summary of Alexandria internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
AT&T DSL 25 Mbps 3.0/5
Xfinity Cable 1000 Mbps 2.5/5
Cox Communications Cable 940 Mbps 3.0/5
Verizon DSL 7 Mbps 3.0/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 2.5/5

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Alexandria

Cox Communications

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Linda R | 2016-02-18

I love that Cox Communications is very reliable. They are pretty fast with their customer service and handle issues in a timely manner. I just wish that the price didn't have to increase but other than that, I'm satisfied as a customer.

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Cox Communications

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Angie C | 2015-03-26

I have not had any major problems with Cox as a provider. Whenever I have had an issue, the customer service has been very professional and the technical staff as well.

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Cox Communications

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Angie C | 2015-03-26

I have not had any major problems with Cox as a provider. Whenever I have had an issue, the customer service has been very professional and the technical staff as well.

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