Internet providers in Carrollton, VA

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Carrollton, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -Fiber-optic33%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL90%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Carrollton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Carrollton 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 Carrollton area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Carrollton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 33% of those living in Carrollton.

There are four internet providers serving the Carrollton area, and 89.82% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Carrollton's four internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Carrollton

The largest internet providers in Carrollton are Verizon and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Carrollton.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Carrollton residents, covering 90% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 33% of the area. Carrollton’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Carrollton residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Carrollton covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Carrollton 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 Carrollton, $48.74.

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 Carrollton. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Carrollton's providers, 112 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

150 Mbps

Average availability

33%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to some, but not many households in Carrollton covering 33% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Carrollton, $48.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 150 Mbps in Carrollton. These download speeds are available to 33% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Carrollton's providers, 112 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Carrollton covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Carrollton, $48.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Carrollton, $0.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Carrollton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Carrollton's providers, 112 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Carrollton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Carrollton at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Carrollton at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Carrollton residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Carrollton with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Carrollton. The next fastest internet provider in Carrollton is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 33% of the area.

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in Carrollton with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Carrollton, $48.74.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Carrollton, covering 33% of the city.

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.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.