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Internet providers in 24201

Find internet providers serving the 24201 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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24201 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable7.570%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable98%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL94%
BVU Authority $39.95 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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24201 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 24201 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 24201 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 27% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 25% of those living in the 24201 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 24201 area, and 97.48% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 24201, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Bristol

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 146 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 5 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 24201

The largest internet providers serving the 24201 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and BVU Authority bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 24201 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 94% of the area. Bristol’s third most-available internet provider, BVU Authority, offers fiber-optic to around 99% of residents in the 24201 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 24201 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 24201 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bristol, $50.82.

Spectrum 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 Bristol, $0.68.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 24201 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bristol's providers, 228 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 24201 ZIP code, covering 94% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bristol, $50.82.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bristol, $0.68.

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 24201 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bristol's providers, 228 Mbps.

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BVU Authority fiber-optic internet

Provider

BVU Authority

Starting price*
$39.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Fiber-optic from BVU Authority offers broadband to all households in the 24201 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from BVU Authority is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 24201 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for BVU Authority start at $39.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Bristol, $50.82.

BVU Authority customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bristol, $0.68.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, BVU Authority offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 24201 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bristol's providers, 228 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 24201 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 24201 and the greater Bristol area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bristol at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bristol at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 24201 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 24201 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 24201 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 7.570% of households in 24201. The next fastest internet provider in the 24201 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 24201 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bristol, $50.82.

BVU Authority is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 24201 ZIP code, covering 99% of the city.

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.

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.

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.