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Internet providers in 24017

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24017 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable19%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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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. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 14% of those living in the 24017 ZIP code.

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 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Roanoke

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 25 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Verizon 10 Mbps 3 Mbps DSL
Cox 195 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable

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*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Roanoke, $50.82.

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 Roanoke, $0.73.

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 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, 95 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 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, $50.82.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Roanoke, $0.73.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 24017 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 19% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Roanoke's providers, 95 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

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

1,000 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, $50.82.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Roanoke, $0.73.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 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, 95 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 $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Roanoke at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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 $64.99 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

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 24017 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 19% of households in 24017. The next fastest internet provider in the 24017 ZIP code is Cox, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% 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, $50.82.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.