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Internet providers in Rocky Mount, VA

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Rocky Mount, VA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL96%
Shentel $19.99 50 - 101 MbpsCable100%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 25 MbpsDSL1.867%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Rocky Mount internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Rocky Mount 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 Rocky Mount area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Rocky Mount residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Rocky Mount, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Rocky Mount area, and 99.24% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Rocky Mount's six internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 101 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Rocky Mount

The largest internet providers in Rocky Mount are CenturyLink, Shentel, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Rocky Mount.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Rocky Mount residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Shentel, which covers 100% of the area. Rocky Mount’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Rocky Mount residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Rocky Mount covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Rocky Mount 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Rocky Mount, $41.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rocky Mount, $1.61.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Rocky Mount. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Rocky Mount's providers, 53 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 Rocky Mount covering 100% of the area.

Shentel’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Rocky Mount 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 Rocky Mount, $41.99.

Shentel customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rocky Mount, $1.61.

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 Rocky Mount. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Rocky Mount's providers, 53 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 Rocky Mount covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Rocky Mount 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 Rocky Mount, $41.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rocky Mount, $1.61.

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 Rocky Mount. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Rocky Mount's providers, 53 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Shentel is the fastest internet provider in Rocky Mount with download speeds up to 101 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Rocky Mount. The next fastest internet provider in Rocky Mount is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Shentel offers the cheapest internet in Rocky Mount with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Rocky Mount, $41.99.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.