Internet providers in Blacksburg, VA

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Blacksburg internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Blacksburg 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 Blacksburg area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Blacksburg residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Blacksburg, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Blacksburg area, and 94.34% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Blacksburg's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Blacksburg

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Blacksburg residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 95% of the area. Blacksburg’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Blacksburg residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Blacksburg covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Blacksburg 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 Blacksburg, $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, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Blacksburg, $4.09.

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 Blacksburg. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Blacksburg's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Blacksburg covering 95% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Blacksburg 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 Blacksburg, $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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Blacksburg, $4.09.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Blacksburg. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Blacksburg's providers, 63 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 Blacksburg covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Blacksburg 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 Blacksburg, $44.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Blacksburg, $4.09.

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 Blacksburg. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Blacksburg's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Blacksburg, VA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 Mbps DSL 95%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 200 Mbps Cable 95%
Access Media Holdings, LLC - - Wired 13%
Lumos Networks Corp. - - DSL 4.561%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Blacksburg with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Blacksburg. The next fastest internet provider in Blacksburg is Access Media Holdings, LLC, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 13% of the area.

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

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.