Internet providers in
Amherst, VA

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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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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.

 
1. Verizon
Available in Amherst
Connection:
High Speed Internet
Download
speeds up to

7.1 - 15Mbps
2. Xfinity
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
3. Viasat
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Xfinity
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
2. Viasat
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
Lendio
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1. AT&T
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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What is the best internet provider in Amherst?

  • Verizon— Fast upload and download speeds
  • Xfinity— High speeds widely available
  • Viasat— Widely available

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.

Internet Provider types in Amherst


Cable

96%
Coverage

DSL

96%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Amherst,VA


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

25 Mbps
96%
availability
Broadband internet availability
(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)
96%
Amherst
79%
USA

Summary of Amherst Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
VerizonHigh Speed Internet7.1 - 15 MbpsN/A
XfinityCable200 Mbps3.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.
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