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Internet providers in 24426

Find internet providers serving the 24426 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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24426 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL4.280%
Shentel $65.00 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable71%
Lumos Networks $39.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL74%
Lumos Networks $39.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic64%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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24426 internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in the 24426 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 24426 ZIP will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 92% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 70% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 48% of those living in the 24426 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 24426 area, and 69.50% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 24426, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Covington

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 4 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Shentel 85 Mbps 55 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 24426

The largest internet providers serving the 24426 ZIP code are Shentel and Lumos Networks bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Shentel is available to most in the 24426 ZIP code, covering 71% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Lumos Networks, which covers 74% of the area. Covington’s third most-available internet provider, Lumos Networks, offers fiber-optic to around 64% of residents in the 24426 ZIP code.

Shentel cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

71%

Cable from Shentel offers broadband to most households in the 24426 ZIP code, covering 71% of the area.

Shentel’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 24426 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 Covington, $58.99.

Shentel customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Covington, $0.48.

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 24426 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Covington's providers, 310 Mbps.

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Lumos Networks DSL internet

Provider

Lumos Networks

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

74%

DSL from Lumos Networks offers broadband to most households in the 24426 ZIP code, covering 74% of the area.

DSL internet from Lumos Networks 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 Lumos Networks start at $39.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Covington, $58.99.

Lumos Networks customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Covington, $0.48.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Lumos Networks offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 24426 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Covington's providers, 310 Mbps.

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Lumos Networks fiber-optic internet

Provider

Lumos Networks

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

250 Mbps

Average availability

64%

Fiber-optic from Lumos Networks offers broadband to most households in the 24426 ZIP code, covering 64% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Lumos Networks is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 24426 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Lumos Networks start at $39.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Covington, $58.99.

Lumos Networks customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Covington, $0.48.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Lumos Networks offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 250 Mbps in 24426 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 64% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Covington's providers, 310 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 24426 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 24426 and the greater Covington area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Covington at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Covington at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 24426 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 24426 frequently asked questions

Lumos Networks is the fastest internet provider in the 24426 ZIP code with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 74% of households in 24426. The next fastest internet provider in the 24426 ZIP code is Lumos Networks, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 64% of the area.

Lumos Networks offers the cheapest internet in the 24426 ZIP with service starting at $39.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Covington, $58.99.

Lumos Networks is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 24426 ZIP code, covering 64% of the city.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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