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Internet providers in Sterling, VA

1. EarthLink.
99% available in Sterling
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

Ranked #1 Overall by Highspeedinternet.com customer satisfaction survey for 2021 & 2022.

2. Xfinity
97% available in Sterling
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps

Enjoy Netflix, Peacock, and Apple TV+ for $15/month when added to your Xfinity Internet or Xfinity TV subscription.

3. Verizon Home Internet
99% available in Sterling
Connection:
5G Home, DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
2048Mbps

User Rating(16)
4. All Points Broadband
84% available in Sterling
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Comcast Business
99% available in Sterling
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating(48)
2. Verizon Home Internet
99% available in Sterling
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
2048Mbps

User Rating(16)
3. Earthlink Business
99% available in Sterling
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
10000Mbps

Get started with a $500 gift card today.

4. Zayo Group
42% available in Sterling
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
5. Ooma
50% available in Sterling
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
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6. All Points Broadband
84% available in Sterling
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Sterling
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Visible
Available in Sterling
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Sterling
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

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4. Verizon Wireless
60% available in Sterling
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
5. AT&T Wireless
99% available in Sterling
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G Speeds may vary

User Rating
6. Tello Mobile
60% available in Sterling
Connection:
Mobile
Tello Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

What’s a good internet speed?

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in Sterling

Moving towns or switching internet providers can be confusing and stressful. Comparing internet providers against the averages in the Sterling area can help you choose the right internet and get back to your life.

Average starting price
$58.29/mo

Average speed
213.5 Mbps

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Sterling Residential Internet Coverage

Currently, the small city of Sterling only has a few internet options for its residents. Luckily, these providers have fairly large networks that offer most Sterling homes and businesses with internet choices.

There are two companies that offer cable service in Sterling. Through Xfinity, 25% of Sterling homes can explore a wide range of high speed internet plans. Cox Communications has a stable cable network that reaches a substantial part of the city.

The third and final option in Sterling is HughesNet. This company supplies satellite internet. Their network is quite large, covering 99% of Sterling.

Commercial customers in Sterling have several other ISP choices to compare. Through Megapath, look into DSL and copper wireline options. These options reach 100% and 75% of the city, respectively. Level 3 Communications and XO Communications also supply business internet plans. Level 3 Communications offers fiber optic service, while XO Communications supplies a copper wireline plan.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Sterling

Average download speed
213.46 Mbps

Average upload speed
122.8 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
10.09 ms

Average jitter
18.61 ms

 

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Summary of Sterling internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
EarthLink. Fiber 1000 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for EarthLink.
Xfinity Cable 1200 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Xfinity
Verizon Home Internet 5G Home, DSL & Fiber 2048 Mbps 4/5 View Plans for Verizon Home Internet
All Points Broadband Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps N/A View Plans for All Points Broadband

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.

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