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

7.1 - 15Mbps
2. Xfinity
Available in Roanoke
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
3. Spectrum
Available in Roanoke
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Cox Communications
Available in Roanoke
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
300Mbps
5. Viasat
Available in Roanoke
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. Lumos Networks
Available in Roanoke
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
1. Xfinity
Available in Roanoke
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
2. Spectrum
Available in Roanoke
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. Cox Communications
Available in Roanoke
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
300Mbps
4. Viasat
Available in Roanoke
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. Lumos Networks
Available in Roanoke
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
6. Level 3 Communications
Available in Roanoke
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Roanoke
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Roanoke
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Roanoke
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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Roanoke Residential Internet Coverage

The city of Roanoke, encompassing the Roanoke Regional Airport and dozens of neighborhoods south of this region, is served by many different internet service providers. While the city does not yet have a widespread fiber internet provider, it does have access to DSL, cable, and satellite coverage.

Through Verizon, almost the entirety of Roanoke can choose DSL coverage.

Additionally, Xfinity is one of the largest cable providers in this part of Virginia. Coverage is available as far east as Mecca Gardens and as far west as Cherry Hill. The central part of the city falls outside the coverage map; this includes the areas of West End, Gilmer, Gainsboro, and Harrison. The southcentral part of Roanoke is also outside the Xfinity coverage area.

Cox Communications has an established presence in Roanoke, coverage stopping just short of Riverdale and Wildwood in the east.

Through Lumos Networks, those in all of Roanoke_s main neighborhoods enjoy high-speed internet service.

Internet Provider types in Roanoke


Cable

96%
Coverage

DSL

99%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Roanoke,VA


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

25 Mbps
96%
availability
Broadband internet availability
(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)
96%
Roanoke
79%
USA

Summary of Roanoke Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
VerizonHigh Speed Internet7.1 - 15 MbpsN/A
XfinityCable200 Mbps3.5/5
SpectrumCable100 Mbps3.5/5
Cox CommunicationsCable300 Mbps3.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
Lumos NetworksDSL6 MbpsN/A
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Roanoke


We have used service for four months. My wife is a graphic designer working from home. The speed is adequate for our needs. Some time experience slow down on weekend and peak periods since we live in an apartment. Customer service has been very good from the installation to present online help.

Paul Cundiff Roanoke, VA2015-03-23

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