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Internet providers in 24073

Find internet providers serving the 24073 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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24073 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable20%
Shentel $65.00 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable89%
Lumos Networks $39.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL9.480%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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24073 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 24073 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 24073 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.370% of those living in the 24073 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 24073 area, and 96.56% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 24073, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Christiansburg

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
All Points Broadband 9 Mbps 2 Mbps Wireless
Shentel 66 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable
Xfinity 319 Mbps 27 Mbps Cable
Verizon 16 Mbps 5 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 24073

The largest internet providers serving the 24073 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and Shentel bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 24073 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 20% of the area. Christiansburg’s third most-available internet provider, Shentel, offers cable to around 89% of residents in the 24073 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 24073 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon 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 Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Christiansburg, $54.27.

Verizon 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 Christiansburg, $0.59.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 24073 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Christiansburg's providers, 53 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

20%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 24073 ZIP code, covering 20% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 24073 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 Christiansburg, $54.27.

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 Christiansburg, $0.59.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 24073 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 20% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Christiansburg's providers, 53 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

89%

Cable from Shentel offers broadband to nearly all households in the 24073 ZIP code, covering 89% of the area.

Shentel’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 24073 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Shentel start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Christiansburg, $54.27.

Shentel customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Christiansburg, $0.59.

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 24073 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Christiansburg's providers, 53 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 24073 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 24073 and the greater Christiansburg area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Christiansburg at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Christiansburg at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 24073 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Christiansburg may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Christiansburg DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 24073 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 24073 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 20% of households in 24073. The next fastest internet provider in the 24073 ZIP code is Lumos Networks, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 9.480% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 24073 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Christiansburg, $54.27.

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.

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.

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.

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.