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Internet providers in 24501

Find internet providers serving the 24501 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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24501 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable80%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL5.240%
Shentel $65.00 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable28%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $39.95 -DSL5.110%
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24501 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 24501 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 24501 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 95% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 15% of those living in the 24501 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 24501 area, and 96.98% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 24501, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 10,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Lynchburg

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 117 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
Verizon 6 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL
Shentel 79 Mbps 48 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 25 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in 24501

The largest internet providers serving the 24501 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 24501 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 80% of the area. Lynchburg’s third most-available internet provider, Shentel, offers cable to around 28% of residents in the 24501 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 24501 ZIP code, covering 96% 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 Lynchburg, $52.84.

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 Lynchburg, $0.70.

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 24501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lynchburg's providers, 62 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

80%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 24501 ZIP code, covering 80% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 24501 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 Lynchburg, $52.84.

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 Lynchburg, $0.70.

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 24501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lynchburg's providers, 62 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

28%

Cable from Shentel offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 24501 ZIP code, covering 28% of the area.

Shentel’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 24501 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 Lynchburg, $52.84.

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 Lynchburg, $0.70.

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 24501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 28% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lynchburg's providers, 62 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 24501 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 24501 and the greater Lynchburg area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lynchburg at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lynchburg at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 24501 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 24501 frequently asked questions

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont is the fastest internet provider in the 24501 ZIP code with download speeds up to 10,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.110% of households in 24501. The next fastest internet provider in the 24501 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 80% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 24501 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lynchburg, $52.84.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.