Internet providers in South Boston, VA

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South Boston, VA internet providers

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable96%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL80%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 25 MbpsDSL2.199%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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South Boston internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in South Boston 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 South Boston area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of South Boston residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in South Boston, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the South Boston area, and 95.84% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South Boston's five internet providers, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in South Boston

The largest internet providers in South Boston are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to South Boston.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all South Boston residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 80% of the area. South Boston’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of South Boston residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in South Boston covering 96% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but South Boston 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 South Boston, $42.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 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 South Boston, $2.80.

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 South Boston. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Boston's providers, 72 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

80%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in South Boston covering 80% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in South Boston 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 South Boston, $42.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Boston, $2.80.

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 South Boston. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all South Boston's providers, 72 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 South Boston covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of South Boston 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 South Boston, $42.00.

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 South Boston, $2.80.

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 South Boston. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all South Boston's providers, 72 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in South Boston with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in South Boston. The next fastest internet provider in South Boston is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 80% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in South Boston with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in South Boston, $42.00.

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.

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.

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.