Internet providers in Portsmouth, VA

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1. Spectrum
Available in Portsmouth
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
2. Verizon
Available in Portsmouth
Connection:
Fiber
Download/Upload
speeds up to

940/880Mbps
3. Cox Communications
94% available in Portsmouth
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
300Mbps
4. Viasat
99% available in Portsmouth
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. AT&T
100% available in Portsmouth
Connection:
Wireless
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
2. Spectrum
Available in Portsmouth
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. Cox Communications
94% available in Portsmouth
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
300Mbps
4. Viasat
99% available in Portsmouth
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. XO Communications
Available in Portsmouth
Connection:
Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
3Mbps
6. Megapath
22% available in Portsmouth
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
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1. AT&T
Available in Portsmouth
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

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2. Sprint
Available in Portsmouth
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE

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

User Rating Info

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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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What is the best internet provider in Portsmouth?

Internet Provider Types in Portsmouth


Cable

95%
Coverage


DSL

90%
Coverage


Fiber

42%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Portsmouth


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

99%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

99%
Portsmouth
85%
Virginia
79%
USA

Portsmouth Residential Internet Coverage

Portsmouth is an economically diverse, nautical community with both blue- and white-collar workers. Residents are well-educated and middle income. More residents of Portsmouth identify as African-American than white. Portsmouth residents trust their internet connection to stay in touch with the community and advance their careers. Compared with 85% of Virginia, 99% of Portsmouth has access to high-speed internet.

Cox Communications is the most prominent supplier, reaching 94% of homes with cable internet. Between I-664 and I-464 Verizon FiOS offers DSL to 84% of home and fiber optics to 42% of residents. West of the Elizabeth River, 1% of residents have an additional cable option from Charter.

Megapth offers copper wire and DSL hookups for commercial users while Level 3 Communications reaches 1% of businesses with fiber optics. Businesses can also connect using the services offered to residents.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Portsmouth

Spectrum offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps

Verizon offers internet at speeds up to 940 Mbps

Cox Communications offers internet at speeds up to 300 Mbps

Viasat offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Summary of Portsmouth Internet Providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
Spectrum Cable 100 Mbps 3.0/5
Verizon DSL & Fiber 940 Mbps 3.0/5
Cox Communications Cable 300 Mbps 3.0/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5

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 Portsmouth

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