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Internet providers in Big Stone Gap, VA

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Big Stone Gap, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable67%
Sunset Digital Communications $30.00 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic17%
Scott County Telephone Cooperative $39.95 3 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.262%
HughesNet $64.99 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 100% 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 68% 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 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Big Stone Gap

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 113 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Big Stone Gap

The largest internet providers in Big Stone Gap are Verizon, Xfinity, and Sunset Digital Communications bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic 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, Sunset Digital Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 17% of Big Stone Gap residents.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Big Stone Gap, $47.49.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Big Stone Gap, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Big Stone Gap. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Big Stone Gap's providers, 57 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 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, $47.49.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Big Stone Gap, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Big Stone Gap. These download speeds are available to 67% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Big Stone Gap's providers, 57 Mbps.

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Sunset Digital Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Sunset Digital Communications

Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

17%

Fiber-optic from Sunset Digital Communications offers broadband to a limited number of households in Big Stone Gap covering 17% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Sunset Digital Communications is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Big Stone Gap than other internet types.

Internet prices for Sunset Digital Communications start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Big Stone Gap, $47.49.

Sunset Digital Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Big Stone Gap, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sunset Digital Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Big Stone Gap. These download speeds are available to 17% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Big Stone Gap's providers, 57 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Big Stone Gap, you’ll likely have options from DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Big Stone Gap, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Big Stone Gap and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Big Stone Gap at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Big Stone Gap at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Big Stone Gap residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Big Stone Gap with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 67% of households in Big Stone Gap. The next fastest internet provider in Big Stone Gap is Sunset Digital Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 17% 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, $47.49.

Sunset Digital Communications 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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.