Internet providers in 24017

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24017 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable19%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
All Points Broadband $79.99 10 - 15 MbpsWireless100%
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24017 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 24017 ZIP code 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 24017 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% 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 24017 area, and 99.97% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 24017, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 24017

The largest internet providers serving the 24017 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and Cox bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 24017 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 19% of the area. Roanoke’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 24017 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 24017 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines 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 Roanoke, $48.32.

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 24017 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Roanoke's providers, 110 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

19%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 24017 ZIP code, covering 19% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 24017 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 Roanoke, $48.32.

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 Roanoke, $3.02.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 24017 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 19% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Roanoke's providers, 110 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to all households in the 24017 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 24017 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, $48.32.

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, $3.02.

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 24017 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Roanoke's providers, 110 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 24017 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 24017 and the greater Roanoke area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Roanoke at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Roanoke at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 24017 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Roanoke may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Roanoke DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 24017 frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in the 24017 ZIP code with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 24017. The next fastest internet provider in the 24017 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 19% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 24017 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Roanoke, $48.32.

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.

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%.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.