Internet Providers in Amherst, VA

Top Internet Providers in Amherst, Virginia:

Showing 1 to 10 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    47.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *6 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    47.2% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    33.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    33.4% Available
  • 3. Blazing Hog
    48.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *300 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    48.7% Available
  • 4. Verizon
    48.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    48.7% Available
  • 5. 5. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. SCS
    95.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    95.8% Available
  • 8. 8. King Street Wireless
    12.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    12.3% Available
  • 9. 9. Firefly Fiber Broadband
    10.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    10.5% Available
  • 10. 10. RiverStreet Networks
    4.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    4.1% Available

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Internet Provider Store Locations in Amherst

Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Amherst, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 6,000 Mbps Fiber 1s 47.2%
Firefly Fiber Broadband 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 10.5%
RiverStreet Networks 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 4.1%
Blazing Hog 300 Mbps Fixed Wireless 27s 48.7%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 33.4%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
6,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Amherst is the 95th most connected city in Virginia ahead of Roseland, Madison Heights, Monroe, and Gladstone, but behind Arrington.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 6,000 people in Amherst County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 16% of people living in Amherst have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 41% of Amherst residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Amherst County, approximately 8,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Cheapest Internet Providers in Amherst, Virginia

Provider Plan Starting From Connection Contract Length Data Caps
Xfinity $39.99 Cable None No Caps
Verizon $40 DSL None No Caps
SCS Broadband $40 Fixed Wireless 1 Year No Caps
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet $50 5G Internet None No Caps

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