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Internet providers in Richlands, VA

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Richlands, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL98%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
BVU Authority $39.95 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic10%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Richlands internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Richlands 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 Richlands area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Richlands residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 60% of those living in Richlands.

There are seven internet providers serving the Richlands area, and 98.26% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Richlands's seven internet providers, prices start at $39.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Richlands

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 120 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
Verizon 69 Mbps 13 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Richlands

The largest internet providers in Richlands are Verizon, Spectrum, and BVU Authority bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Richlands.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Richlands residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Richlands’s third most-available internet provider, BVU Authority, offers fiber-optic to around 10% of Richlands residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Richlands covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Richlands 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 Richlands, $54.98.

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 Richlands, $0.40.

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 Richlands. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Richlands's providers, 230 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Richlands covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Richlands, $54.98.

Spectrum 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 Richlands, $0.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Richlands. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Richlands's providers, 230 Mbps.

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BVU Authority fiber-optic internet

Provider

BVU Authority

Starting price*
$39.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

10%

Fiber-optic from BVU Authority offers broadband to a limited number of households in Richlands covering 10% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from BVU Authority is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Richlands than other internet types.

Internet prices for BVU Authority start at $39.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Richlands, $54.98.

BVU Authority customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Richlands, $0.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, BVU Authority offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Richlands. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Richlands's providers, 230 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Richlands with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Richlands. The next fastest internet provider in Richlands is BVU Authority, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 10% of the area.

BVU Authority offers the cheapest internet in Richlands with plans starting at $39.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Richlands, $54.98.

BVU Authority is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Richlands, covering 10% of the city.

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.

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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.