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Internet providers in 24202

Find internet providers serving the 24202 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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24202 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $30.00 50 - 150 MbpsCable82%
Spectrum $49.99 300-1,000 Mbps **Cable22%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 100 MbpsDSL75%
BVU Authority $39.95 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Scott County Telephone Cooperative $39.95 3 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic1.910%
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24202 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 24202 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 24202 ZIP will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 79% of those living in the 24202 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 24202 area, and 95.78% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 24202, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Bristol

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 81 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
Xfinity 88 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 24202

The largest internet providers serving the 24202 ZIP code are Xfinity, Spectrum, and CenturyLink bringing cable and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to most in the 24202 ZIP code, covering 82% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 22% of the area. Bristol’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 75% of residents in the 24202 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

82%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 24202 ZIP code, covering 82% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 24202 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Bristol, $48.55.

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 Bristol, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 24202 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Bristol's providers, 212 Mbps.

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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

22%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 24202 ZIP code, covering 22% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 24202 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, $48.55.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1,000 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, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 24202 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 22% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bristol's providers, 212 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

75%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 24202 ZIP code, covering 75% 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, $48.55.

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, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 24202 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bristol's providers, 212 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 24202 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 24202 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 $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 24202 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 24202 frequently asked questions

BVU Authority is the fastest internet provider in the 24202 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 24202. The next fastest internet provider in the 24202 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 82% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 24202 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bristol, $48.55.

BVU Authority is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 24202 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. Scott County Telephone Cooperative also offers fiber internet in 24202 and is available to 1.910% of households.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.

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.