Internet providers in Richmond, VA

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1. Xfinity
100% available in Richmond
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

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2. Verizon
99% available in Richmond
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
940Mbps

User Rating (192)
3. T-Mobile Home Internet
99% available in Richmond
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
182Mbps

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4. HughesNet
99% available in Richmond
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (124)

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5. Viasat
99% available in Richmond
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
6. Lumos Networks
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

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7. Ultra Home Internet
99% available in Richmond
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
110Mbps

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1. Comcast Business
99% available in Richmond
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating (10)
2. Cox Communications
28% available in Richmond
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

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3. Verizon
99% available in Richmond
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
940Mbps

User Rating (192)
4. HughesNet
99% available in Richmond
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (124)

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5. Viasat
99% available in Richmond
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
6. Lumos Networks
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

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7. Ooma
50% available in Richmond
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
1. T-Mobile
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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2. Verizon Wireless
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE

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3. AT&T Wireless
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
4GLTE

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4. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE

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5. Mint
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE

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6. Visible
Available in Richmond
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE

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How much internet speed do I need?

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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What is the best internet provider in Richmond?

Internet Provider Types in Richmond


Cable

100%
Coverage


DSL

100%
Coverage


Fiber

94%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Richmond


3 Mbps

97%
Availability


10 Mbps

97%
Availability


25 Mbps

97%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

97%
Richmond
98%
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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.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Richmond

Xfinity offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Lumos Networks offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Verizon offers internet at speeds up to 940 Mbps

T-Mobile Home Internet offers internet at speeds up to 182 Mbps

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Summary of Richmond internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
Xfinity Cable 1000 Mbps 2.5/5
Verizon DSL & Fiber 940 Mbps 3.5/5
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Home 182 Mbps N/A
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 1.5/5
Viasat Satellite 100 Mbps 1.5/5
Lumos Networks Fiber 1000 Mbps 1.0/5
Ultra Home Internet 5G Home 110 Mbps N/A

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 Richmond

XFINITY

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Ki S | 10-05-2021

I've had Xfinity for about 5 years. They used to have the cheapest prices, but now the prices do NOT reflect the quality of service. I can have one bar and using my data is still faster than using my wifi. I'd recommend going to Fios or anywhere else. Not worth it!

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Tina G | 03-18-2015

Well, it's finally time to select an internet provider, since the current FIOs agreement is about to expire. A few years ago we had xFinity, so I'll discuss the two. PROs: FIOS did tend to be more reliable: the interest/cable/phone went down less often. xFinity kept their rates stable for more than half a decade, so I could budget easier. Also, their interface was better. CONs: xFinity found nifty ways to increase the rate over time (fine print), and soaked me on an "other device connection support" charge. BOOO! xFinity started doing a rate creep at the end of my agreement with them, so that's I left. The choice I'm going to make this time: get rid of what I don't need, and really watch out for the fine print. I think I'll just use my neighbor's wi-fi signal, and make them a nice dinner every few weeks.

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Courtney J | 10-20-2014

I have had the worst experience since I had to switch to Verizon internet (I moved and my new building only allows Verizon basic, not Fios). I am a student and the only service I want is internet. The smallest package is home phone and internet and I reluctantly signed up. Not only am I paying for a service I don't want or use, but my bill is so high! I wouldn't complain as much if it were quality high speed internet, but videos have to constantly stop to buffer for a few minutes and sometimes my phone won't even recognize the wifi signal in my one bedroom apartment. I'd love to give a good review but it's been one problem after another.

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