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Internet providers in Blacksburg, VA

1. Xfinity
99% available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps

Double the speed-faster than ever! Enjoy more speed with150Mbps internet for $25/mo for 1 year.

2. Verizon Home Internet
99% available in Blacksburg
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
300Mbps

User Rating(14)
3. Hughesnet
99% available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(283)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

4. Viasat
82% available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
5. ispMint
99% available in Blacksburg
ispMint
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
6. TDS Telecom
6% available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Cable, DSL, Fiber & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. Upstream Network
60% available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
8. Shentel
93% available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
9. All Points Broadband
99% available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Comcast Business
99% available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating(41)
2. Hughesnet
99% available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(283)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

3. Viasat
82% available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
4. ispMint
99% available in Blacksburg
ispMint
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
5. Ooma
50% available in Blacksburg
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
6. TDS Telecom
6% available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Cable, DSL, Fiber & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. Shentel
93% available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
8. SEGRA
99% available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
9. All Points Broadband
99% available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

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2. Visible
Available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. Verizon Wireless
58% available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
4. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

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5. AT&T Wireless
59% available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

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  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

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  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

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  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in Blacksburg

Moving towns or switching internet providers can be confusing and stressful. Comparing internet providers against the averages in the Blacksburg area can help you choose the right internet and get back to your life.

Average starting price
$57.16/mo

Average speed
176.5 Mbps

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Blacksburg Residential Internet Coverage

Blacksburg homes are among some of the most expensive in the United States and Virginia. It's a white-collar city whose residents work largely in teaching and food service. Residents tend to be fairly science-minded as well. It's also a college town with a large student population. Residents are very well-educated and lower-middle income. More than 45% of Blacksburg residents live at or below the federal poverty line. Adding to the diversity of the area, more than 15% of residents were born outside the United States. Just 73% of Blacksburg residents have access to high-speed internet.

Verizon Fios offers DSL services to 83% of Blacksburg. West of I-81, 18% of residents can also get DSL from Lumos Networks. Cable internet users have the option of connecting with Xfinity which reaches 73% of homes south of Craig Creek Rd. No other cable internet options exist in the area.

In addition to the services offered to residential users, Level 3 Communications is introducing fiber optics to businesses and currently offers the service to 4% of commercial enterprises.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Blacksburg

Average download speed
176.54 Mbps

Average upload speed
51.31 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
19.01 ms

Average jitter
31.56 ms

 

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Summary of Blacksburg internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
Xfinity Cable 1200 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Xfinity
Verizon Home Internet 5G Home 300 Mbps 4/5 View Plans for Verizon Home Internet
Hughesnet Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Hughesnet
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
ispMint DSL 100 Mbps 4.5/5
TDS Telecom Cable, DSL, Fiber & Other Copper Wireline 1000 Mbps 2.0/5 View Plans for TDS Telecom
Upstream Network Fiber 1000 Mbps N/A View Plans for Upstream Network
Shentel Cable & Fiber 1000 Mbps 2.5/5 View Plans for Shentel
All Points Broadband Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps N/A View Plans for All Points Broadband

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 Blacksburg

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XFINITY

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Hamid T | 02-24-2023

In the past 2 months, the internet service and speed is getting worst. I work remotely and most of my meetings got disconnected due to this issue. I am thinking about changing my internet provider.

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Hamid T | 02-24-2023

In the past 2 months, the internet service and speed is getting worst. I work remotely and most of my meetings got disconnected due to this issue. I am thinking about changing my internet provider.

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