Internet providers in Amherst, VA

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1. Xfinity
96% available in Amherst
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Verizon
Available in Amherst
Connection:
High Speed Internet
Download speeds up to
15Mbps

User Rating (189)
3. Viasat
99% available in Amherst
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. HughesNet
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
5. SEGRA
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
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1. Comcast Business
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Viasat
99% available in Amherst
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
3. HughesNet
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
4. Stewart Computer Services
100% available in Amherst
5. Lumos Networks
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. SEGRA
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Fiber & Wireless
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

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2. Sprint
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE

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3. T-Mobile
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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How much internet speed do I need?

5+ Mbps

  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person

10+ Mbps

  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people

20+ Mbps

  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people

40+ Mbps

  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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What is the best internet provider in Amherst?

Internet Provider Types in Amherst


Cable

96%
Coverage


DSL

96%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Amherst


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

96%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

96%
Amherst
85%
Virginia
79%
USA

Amherst Residential Internet Coverage

Positioned just north of Lynchburg, the small city of Amherst has just over 2,000 residents. Those who choose to call this area home rely on high speed Internet service for a variety of reasons, from education and work to entertainment and communication. The providers on this page can help you stay connected.

One of the largest Internet service providers in Amherst is Xfinity. This national cable provider has a massive network in Virginia. It covers all of Amherst, including Town Center, Pleasant View, Pedlar Mills, and the area near Sweet Briar College. The coverage area runs north, south, and west of the city to cover outlying areas.

Another popular option for those living in Amherst is HughesNet. This national satellite provider boasts a large network that reaches rural areas like Amherst and its surrounding communities. This company reports a top download speed of 25 Mbps and a top upload speed of 3 Mbps.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Amherst

Xfinity offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Verizon offers internet at speeds up to 7 Mbps

Viasat offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

HughesNet offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Summary of Amherst internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
Xfinity Cable 1000 Mbps 2.5/5
Verizon DSL 7 Mbps 3.0/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 2.5/5
SEGRA Fiber 1000 Mbps N/A

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Amherst

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