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Internet providers in Bristol, VA

1. Spectrum
91% available in Bristol
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
2. Brightspeed
94% available in Bristol
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
940Mbps

Get a $200 prepaid card when you sign up for Brightspeed Fiber!

3. T-Mobile Home Internet
48% available in Bristol
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
245Mbps

Order online and get a $200 prepaid Mastercard when you switch to T-Mobile Home Internet.

4. Xfinity
95% available in Bristol
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps

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

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

User Rating(14)
6. Point Broadband
99% available in Bristol
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. Hughesnet
99% available in Bristol
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(283)

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

8. Viasat
92% available in Bristol
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
9. SCTC
4% available in Bristol
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
10. iGo Technology
99% available in Bristol
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
500Mbps
1. Comcast Business
95% available in Bristol
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating(41)
2. Spectrum
91% available in Bristol
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3. Point Broadband
99% available in Bristol
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
4. Hughesnet
99% available in Bristol
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(283)

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

5. Viasat
92% available in Bristol
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
6. SCTC
4% available in Bristol
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
7. iGo Technology
99% available in Bristol
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
500Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Bristol
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Visible
Available in Bristol
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

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

User Rating

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4. AT&T Wireless
34% available in Bristol
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
5. Verizon Wireless
40% available in Bristol
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

What’s a good internet speed?

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • 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 Bristol

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

Average starting price
$61.51/mo

Average speed
143.2 Mbps

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Bristol Residential Internet Coverage

Sitting directly on the border between Tennessee and Virginia, Bristol is a growing city with about 17000 people. It is one of the largest communities in this part of Virginia. Those who live in this region enjoy easy access to local airports and a growing metropolitan area, as well as a large variety of Internet service providers that reach both Virginia and Tennessee.

If you're interested in high speed fiber service, there are a couple options that could meet your needs. CenturyLink is one to consider, offering an established network that reaches all of Bristol. The service area reaches far past the city limits to include other rural and suburban communities. Bristol's other main fiber option is OPTINET, which has a similar coverage area and speed options.

DSL is accessible through CenturyLink throughout Bristol.

Cable is a popular choice for many in Bristol. The Spectrum network reaches the entire city, covering neighborhoods like Preston Hills, Three Springs, Kingtown, and Haskell.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Bristol

Average download speed
143.16 Mbps

Average upload speed
30.11 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
19.12 ms

Average jitter
9.37 ms

 

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What is the best internet provider in Bristol?

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Summary of Bristol internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
Spectrum Cable 1000 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3.5/5 View Plans for Spectrum
Brightspeed DSL & Fiber 940 Mbps 3.3/5 View Plans for Brightspeed
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Home 245 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for T-Mobile Home Internet
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
Point Broadband Fiber 1000 Mbps 2.5/5 View Plans for Point Broadband
Hughesnet Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Hughesnet
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
SCTC Fiber 100 Mbps 5.0/5 View Plans for SCTC
iGo Technology Fiber & Fixed Wireless 500 Mbps N/A View Plans for iGo Technology

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 Bristol

Don't worry, you're not alone out there. Read some reviews from verified customers to get the real scoop
on internet providers in Bristol.

Point Broadband

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Lisa J | 08-28-2023

worst customer service, claims of disconnection and no services disconnected. changed billing and disconnect date for no reason, continued rudeness of customer services, actually calling me a liar with paperwork in hand to prove otherwise.

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ViaSat

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Steve D | 03-31-2023

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Poor internet speed.

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Steve D | 03-31-2023

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Poor internet speeds.

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Point Broadband

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Lisa J | 08-28-2023

worst customer service, claims of disconnection and no services disconnected. changed billing and disconnect date for no reason, continued rudeness of customer services, actually calling me a liar with paperwork in hand to prove otherwise.

Was this review helpful? Yes 13 No 0

ViaSat

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Steve D | 03-31-2023

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Poor internet speeds.

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ViaSat

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Steve D | 03-31-2023

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Poor internet speed.

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