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Internet providers in Roanoke, VA

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Roanoke, VA internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -DSL98%
Xfinity $20.00 25 - 200 MbpsCable2.639%
Cox $29.99 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.184%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Roanoke internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Roanoke 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 Roanoke area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Roanoke residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Roanoke, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Roanoke area, and 97.78% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Roanoke's seven internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Roanoke

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Cox 148 Mbps 14 Mbps Fiber-optic
All Points Broadband 6 Mbps 1 Mbps Wireless
Viasat 25 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Verizon 14 Mbps 4 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 108 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Roanoke

The largest internet providers in Roanoke are Cox, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Roanoke.

Cable internet from Cox is available to nearly all Roanoke residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Roanoke’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Roanoke residents.

Cox cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to all households in Roanoke covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Roanoke, $45.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Roanoke, $2.56.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Roanoke. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Roanoke's providers, 310 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Roanoke 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Roanoke, $45.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Roanoke, $2.56.

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 Roanoke. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Roanoke's providers, 310 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Roanoke covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Roanoke 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Roanoke, $45.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Roanoke, $2.56.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Roanoke. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Roanoke's providers, 310 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in Roanoke with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.184% of households in Roanoke. The next fastest internet provider in Roanoke is Cox, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Roanoke with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Roanoke, $45.99.

Cox is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Roanoke, covering 0.184% of the city.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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