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Internet providers in 24179

Find internet providers serving the 24179 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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24179 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable14%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable64%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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24179 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 24179 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 24179 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Vinton, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 24179 area, and 85.38% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 24179, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Vinton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Cox 136 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
Xfinity 156 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
Verizon 5 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 24179

The largest internet providers serving the 24179 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 24179 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 14% of the area. Vinton’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 64% of residents in the 24179 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 24179 ZIP code, covering 99% 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 Vinton, $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 Vinton, $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 24179 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Vinton'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

14%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 24179 ZIP code, covering 14% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 24179 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 Vinton, $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 Vinton, $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 24179 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Vinton'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

64%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to most households in the 24179 ZIP code, covering 64% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 24179 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 Vinton, $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 Vinton, $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 24179 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 64% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Vinton'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 24179 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 24179 and the greater Vinton area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Vinton at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Vinton at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 24179 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 Vinton 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 Vinton DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 24179 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 24179 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 14% of households in 24179. The next fastest internet provider in the 24179 ZIP code is Cox, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 64% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 24179 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Vinton, $50.82.

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 internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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%.

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.