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Internet providers in 24501

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24501 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable80%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 20 MbpsDSL5.243%
Shentel $19.99 50 - 101 MbpsCable28%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 25 MbpsDSL5.109%
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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 cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Lynchburg, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

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 $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

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*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lynchburg, $39.99.

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 24501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Lynchburg's providers, 58 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 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, $39.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lynchburg, $1.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 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, 58 Mbps.

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Shentel cable internet

Provider
Shentel
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

101 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 $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lynchburg, $39.99.

Shentel customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lynchburg, $1.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Shentel offers download speeds up to 101 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 24501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 28% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Lynchburg's providers, 58 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lynchburg at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 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.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Lynchburg may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 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 Lynchburg DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 24501 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 24501 ZIP code with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 80% of households in 24501. The next fastest internet provider in the 24501 ZIP code is Shentel, offering download speeds up to 101 Mbps to 28% of the area.

Shentel offers the cheapest internet in the 24501 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lynchburg, $39.99.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.