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Internet providers in Radford, VA

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Radford, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL94%
Shentel $19.99 50 - 101 MbpsCable100%
Lumos Networks $44.95 150 - 6 MbpsDSL6.624%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
All Points Broadband $79.99 10 - 15 MbpsWireless100%
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Radford internet service at a glance

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 $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 101 Mbps.

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, $49.27.

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, 28 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

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 $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Radford, $49.27.

Shentel customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Radford, $1.15.

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, 28 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, $49.27.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Radford, $1.15.

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, 28 Mbps.

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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.

Shentel offers the cheapest internet in Radford with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Radford, $49.27.

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.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.