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Internet providers in 24701

Find internet providers serving the 24701 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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24701 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable10%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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24701 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 24701 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of West Virginia - 97%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 24701 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. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Bluefield, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the 24701 area, and 97.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 24701, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Bluefield

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 162 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
Frontier 8 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 24701

The largest internet providers serving the 24701 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and Optimum bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 24701 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Bluefield’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 10% of residents in the 24701 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 24701 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bluefield, $51.99.

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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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 24701 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 24701 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 Bluefield, $51.99.

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 Bluefield, $0.54.

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 24701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bluefield's providers, 97 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

7 Mbps

Average availability

10%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 24701 ZIP code, covering 10% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 24701 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Bluefield, $51.99.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bluefield, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 7 Mbps in 24701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bluefield's providers, 97 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 24701 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 24701 and the greater Bluefield area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bluefield at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bluefield at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 24701 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 24701 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 24701 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 24701. The next fastest internet provider in the 24701 ZIP code is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 10% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 24701 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bluefield, $51.99.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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.

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.

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.