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Internet providers in Bedford, VA

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Bedford, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 150 MbpsCable2.879%
Shentel $19.99 50 - 101 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Bedford internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Bedford is comparable to the rest of Virginia - 97%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Bedford area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Bedford residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Bedford, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Bedford area, and 99.58% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Bedford's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 150 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Bedford

The largest internet providers in Bedford are Verizon, Shentel, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Bedford.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Bedford residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Shentel, which covers 100% of the area. Bedford’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Bedford residents.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Bedford covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Bedford to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bedford, $39.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Bedford. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Bedford's providers, 72 Mbps.

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Shentel cable internet

Provider
Shentel
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

101 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Shentel offers broadband to all households in Bedford covering 100% of the area.

Shentel’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Bedford residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Shentel start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Bedford, $39.99.

Shentel customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bedford, $1.43.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Shentel offers download speeds up to 101 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Bedford. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Bedford's providers, 72 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Bedford covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Bedford where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Bedford, $39.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bedford, $1.43.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Bedford. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Bedford's providers, 72 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Bedford with download speeds up to 150 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.879% of households in Bedford. The next fastest internet provider in Bedford is Shentel, offering download speeds up to 101 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Shentel offers the cheapest internet in Bedford with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bedford, $39.99.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.