Internet providers in Montrose, VA

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Montrose, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -Fiber-optic90%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL82%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 400 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Montrose internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Montrose 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 Montrose area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Montrose residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 82% of those living in Montrose.

There are four internet providers serving the Montrose area, and 98.97% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Montrose's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Montrose

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Montrose residents, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 82% of the area. Montrose’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Montrose residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Montrose covering 90% 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 Montrose than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Montrose, $44.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 880 Mbps in Montrose. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Montrose's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

82%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Montrose covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Montrose 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 Montrose, $44.99.

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 Montrose. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Montrose's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Montrose covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Montrose 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 Montrose, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Montrose, $2.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Montrose. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Montrose's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Montrose with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in Montrose. The next fastest internet provider in Montrose is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Montrose with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Montrose, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Montrose, covering 90% of the city.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.