Internet providers in
Blacksburg, 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 Blacksburg
Connection:
High Speed Internet
Download
speeds up to

7.1 - 15Mbps
2. Xfinity
Available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
3. Spectrum
Available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Viasat
Available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. Lumos Networks
Available in Blacksburg
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
1. Xfinity
Available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
2. Spectrum
Available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. Viasat
Available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. Lumos Networks
Available in Blacksburg
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
5. Level 3 Communications
Available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Blacksburg
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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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.

Internet Provider types in Blacksburg


Cable

73%
Coverage

DSL

93%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Blacksburg,VA


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

25 Mbps
73%
availability
Broadband internet availability
(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)
73%
Blacksburg
79%
USA

Summary of Blacksburg Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
VerizonHigh Speed Internet7.1 - 15 MbpsN/A
XfinityCable200 Mbps3.5/5
SpectrumCable100 Mbps3.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
Lumos NetworksDSL6 MbpsN/A
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.
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