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Internet providers in 23824

Find internet providers serving the 23824 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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23824 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL71%
Shentel $65.00 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable59%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Buggs Island Telephone Cooperative $49.95 -Wireless98%
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23824 internet service at a glance

At 91%, broadband coverage in the 23824 ZIP code 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 23824 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 91% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 59% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Blackstone, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 23824 area, and 58.73% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 23824, prices start at $49.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Blackstone

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 6 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 6 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Shentel 92 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 18 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in 23824

The largest internet providers serving the 23824 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Shentel, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 23824 ZIP code, covering 71% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Shentel, which covers 59% of the area. Blackstone’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 23824 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

71%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 23824 ZIP code, covering 71% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines 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 CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Blackstone, $59.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Blackstone, $3.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 23824 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Blackstone's providers, 49 Mbps.

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Shentel cable internet

Provider
Shentel
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

59%

Cable from Shentel offers broadband to about half of households in the 23824 ZIP code, covering 59% of the area.

Shentel’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 23824 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Shentel start at $65/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Blackstone, $59.99.

Shentel customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.30 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Blackstone, $3.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Shentel offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 23824 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 59% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Blackstone's providers, 49 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 23824 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 23824 ZIP 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Blackstone, $59.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Blackstone, $3.00.

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 23824 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Blackstone's providers, 49 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 23824 frequently asked questions

Shentel is the fastest internet provider in the 23824 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 59% of households in 23824. The next fastest internet provider in the 23824 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 71% of the area.

Buggs Island Telephone Cooperative offers the cheapest internet in the 23824 ZIP with service starting at $49.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Blackstone, $59.99.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.