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Internet providers in Big Stone Gap, VA

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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 75 MbpsCable67%
Sunset Digital Communications, Inc. - -Fiber-optic17%
Scott County Telephone Cooperative - -Fiber-optic1.262%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Big Stone Gap internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Big Stone Gap 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 Big Stone Gap area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Big Stone Gap residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 18% of those living in Big Stone Gap.

There are seven internet providers serving the Big Stone Gap area, and 96.70% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Big Stone Gap's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Big Stone Gap

The largest internet providers in Big Stone Gap are Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Big Stone Gap.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Big Stone Gap residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 67% of the area. Big Stone Gap’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Big Stone Gap residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Big Stone Gap covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Big Stone Gap 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Big Stone Gap, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Big Stone Gap, $2.65.

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 Big Stone Gap. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Big Stone Gap's providers, 35 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

67%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in Big Stone Gap covering 67% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Big Stone Gap, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Big Stone Gap, $2.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Big Stone Gap. These download speeds are available to 67% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Big Stone Gap's providers, 35 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 Big Stone Gap covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Big Stone Gap 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 Big Stone Gap, $44.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Big Stone Gap, $2.65.

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 Big Stone Gap. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Big Stone Gap's providers, 35 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Sunset Digital Communications, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Big Stone Gap with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 17% of households in Big Stone Gap. The next fastest internet provider in Big Stone Gap is Scott County Telephone Cooperative, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 1.262% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Big Stone Gap with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Big Stone Gap, $44.99.

Sunset Digital Communications, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Big Stone Gap, covering 17% of the city. Scott County Telephone Cooperative also offers fiber internet in Big Stone Gap and is available to 1.262% of households.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.