Internet providers in Radford, VA

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At 100%, broadband coverage in Radford 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 Radford area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Radford residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Radford, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Radford area, and 94.11% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Radford's seven internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 101 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Radford

The largest internet providers in Radford are Verizon, Shentel, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Radford.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Radford residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Shentel, which covers 100% of the area. Radford’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Radford residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Radford covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Radford 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 Radford, $47.50.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Radford, $2.38.

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 Radford. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Radford's providers, 38 Mbps.

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Shentel cable internet

Provider
Shentel
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

101 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Shentel offers broadband to all households in Radford covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Shentel start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Radford, $47.50.

Shentel customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Radford, $2.38.

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 Radford. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Radford's providers, 38 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Radford covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Radford where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Radford, $47.50.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Radford, $2.38.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Radford. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Radford's providers, 38 Mbps.

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Radford, VA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 Mbps DSL 94%
Shentel $40/mo. 50 - 101 Mbps Cable 100%
Lumos Networks Corp. - - DSL 6.624%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
Virginia Everywhere, LLC - - Wireless 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Shentel is the fastest internet provider in Radford with download speeds up to 101 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Radford. The next fastest internet provider in Radford is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in Radford with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Radford, $47.50.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

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.

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.