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Internet providers in South Hill, VA

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South Hill, VA internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL82%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Buggs Island Telephone Cooperative $49.95 -Wireless100%
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South Hill internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in South Hill 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 Hill area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of South Hill residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 41% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in South Hill, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the South Hill area, and 98.07% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South Hill's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in South Hill

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 168 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable
Buggs Island Telephone Cooperative 5 Mbps 1 Mbps Wireless
CenturyLink 17 Mbps 12 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in South Hill

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all South Hill residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 82% of the area. South Hill’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of South Hill residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in South Hill covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but South Hill 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 Hill, $52.98.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Hill, $2.65.

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 South Hill. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Hill's providers, 65 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

82%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in South Hill covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in South Hill 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in South Hill, $52.98.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Hill, $2.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in South Hill. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Hill's providers, 65 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of South Hill 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in South Hill, $52.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Hill, $2.65.

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 Hill. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all South Hill's providers, 65 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in South Hill with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in South Hill. The next fastest internet provider in South Hill is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 82% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in South Hill with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in South Hill, $52.98.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.