Internet providers in
Richmond, 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 Richmond
Connection:
Fiber
Download/Upload
speeds up to

940/880Mbps
2. Xfinity
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
3. Spectrum
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Viasat
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Xfinity
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
2. Spectrum
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. Viasat
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. Megapath
Available in Richmond
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. XO Communications
Available in Richmond
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
6. Cogent Communication
Available in Richmond
7. Level 3 Communications
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
Lendio
Sponsored
At least 6 months in business &
monthly revenue of $8k?
1. AT&T
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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What is the best internet provider in Richmond?

Richmond Residential Internet Coverage

Throughout Richmond_s dozens of neighborhoods, there are many established internet networks with different pricing options and speed options.

Most of Richmond_s neighborhoods and business areas have access to fiber internet through Verizon Fios, which covers all of Richmond_s neighborhoods except part of Fulton in the eastern part of the city.

This is identical to the Verizon DSL network. In the north, this network serves neighborhoods like Ginter Park, Pine Camp, Bryan Park, and Rosedale. In the southern part of the city, the network reaches Cottrell Farms and Walmsley. Huguenot and Stony Point are covered at the western city limits, and the network runs through central neighborhoods like Maymont, Carillon, and Forest Hill. The network reaches the eastern city limits in neighborhoods like Fulton, Chimborazo, and Church Hill.

Xfinity has an expansive cable network in Richmond, reaching and exceeding the city limits in all directions.

Through Megapath, those in the northern and western parts of Richmond have access to internet service. Some of southern Richmond falls outside the service area, including Fulton and Shockoe Bottom.

Internet Provider types in Richmond


Cable

77%
Coverage

DSL

94%
Coverage

Fiber

74%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Richmond,VA


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

25 Mbps
93%
availability
Broadband internet availability
(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)
93%
Richmond
79%
USA

Summary of Richmond Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
VerizonFiber940 MbpsN/A
XfinityCable200 Mbps3.5/5
SpectrumCable100 Mbps3.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Richmond


I have been using the Comcast service since my stay here from last 2 years, which has been a very good interms of coverage and pricing, Service looks ok and speed veries.

Ramesh Pattar Richmond, VA2014-05-01

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I have been using Comcast Internet Service for several years , so far its okay.. Some times its down and very slow but other than that its good. But the price is going up, which we are finding it difficult to pay.

Rajani Samath Richmond, VA2014-03-25

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13/15people found this review helpful

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