Internet Providers in Glen Allen, Virginia

Most Popular Internet Providers in Glen Allen, Virginia:

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  • 1. Xfinity
    98.6% Available
    98.6%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $29.99 - $98.95

    Speeds up to:
    1200 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1200mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $29.99 - $98.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 14 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. Verizon Fios
    90.4% Available
    90.4%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $39.99 - $154.99

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 1
    • Speed Range: 200-950mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $154.99
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. Verizon High Speed Internet
    74.9% Available
    74.9%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $40 - $74.99

    Speeds up to:
    15 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 15-15mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Activation waived online. FREE self-installation kit.
    • Price Range: $40 - $74.99
    • Contracts: None required
  • 4. 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $49.99 - $199.99

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $59.99 - $149.99

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Includes lease set-up fee. Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 6. 6. T-Mobile Home Internet
    28.9% Available
    28.9%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $50 - $55

    Speeds up to:
    115 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 115-115mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $50 - $55
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 7. 7. Ultra Home Internet
    28.9% Available
    28.9%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $59.99 - $289.99

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    Set up new service: Order Online
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $289.99
    • Contracts: None required
    Set up new service: Order Online
  • 1. Comcast Business
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $69.99 - $279.99

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Free professional installation when you order online.
    • Price Range: $69.99 - $279.99
    • Contracts: 3 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. Verizon High Speed Internet
    79.1% Available
    79.1%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $29.99 - $49.99

    Speeds up to:
    15 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 15-15mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Includes activation. Free professional installation for 1st PC.
    • Price Range: $29.99 - $49.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
  • 3. Verizon Business
    3.3% Available
    3.3%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $69 - $249

    Speeds up to:
    950 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-950mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $69 - $249
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
  • 4. 4. Comcast Business
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $69.99 - $279.99

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Free professional installation when you order online.
    • Price Range: $69.99 - $279.99
    • Contracts: 3 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. Verizon Business
    18.4% Available
    18.4%

    Available

    Price Range:

    N/A

    Speeds up to:
    950 Mbps
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  • 6. 6. CenturyLink Business
    10.8% Available
    10.8%

    Available

    Price Range:

    N/A

    Speeds up to:
    N/A
  • 7. 7. GTT
    9.6% Available
    9.6%

    Available

    Price Range:

    N/A

    Speeds up to:
    6 Mbps
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  • 8. 8. Windstream
    4.1% Available
    4.1%

    Available

    Price Range:

    N/A

    Speeds up to:
    N/A
  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $50 - $75

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. T-Mobile
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $60 - $85

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $55 - $65

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Glen Allen, Virginia

Glen Allen offers 7 residential Internet Service Providers, and 19 if you include business and mobile service. Consumers have access to 7 broadband choices which in Glen Allen is most likely fiber, cable, and DSL.

2-3 providers for each address is a low level of choice, but it's sufficient to improve performance and pricing in Glen Allen communities where providers overlap. As is evident in the map below, options can vary from block to block.

In regards to broadband network options, Fiber, cable, and DSL are available in Glen Allen. Between the local options, Fiber-based service is overall the best option. Fiber has a 90.38 percent footprint in Glen Allen. Strong Fiber-Optic availability is responsible for maintaining a robust weighted average download speed performance around Glen Allen — 299.49 Megabits per second according to aggregate public speed test results — which is currently 32.23 percent greater than the Virginia–wide average.

The plans shown above are manually collected by our data analysis staff.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Glen Allen in terms of coverage. As the maps below show, the more common providers frequently compete at addresses around Glen Allen.

Internet Statistics 2022

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1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Glen Allen, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 98.6%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile Home Internet 115 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 11s 28.9%
Ultra Home Internet 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 28.9%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Glen Allen

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Glen Allen is the 75th most connected city in Virginia ahead of Richmond, Henrico, Ashland, University Of Richmond, and Mechanicsville.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Henrico County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 90% of people living in Glen Allen have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 98% of Glen Allen residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Henrico County, approximately 3,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Internet Service for Educational Purposes in Glen Allen

Economic development reports regularly highlight a increasing correlation between web availability and improved schooling. Broadband access is essentially a requirement as colleges including University Of Phoenix-Virginia switch to online platforms to distribute coursework. Luckily for students living close to campus, fiber has high availability with a 95.39 percent footprint in the zip code around University Of Phoenix-Virginia. Fiber has strong availability with a 95.39% footprint in the zip. Looking at 12,346 speed tests recorded over the past year at locations within 2 miles of University Of Phoenix-Virginia campus, performance averages are close to 235.02 Mbps — considerably above the lowest connection speed needed for streaming video and operating cloud or communication platforms.

Data Caps and Video Streaming Around Glen Allen

Data from our market researchers suggests that common ISPs place a limit on streaming for their home broadband packages. Data caps are controversial because subscribers view caps as a strategy to stop "cord cutting". Providers maintain that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Compare Glen Allen to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Glen Allen 299.5 Mbps 7 $0.36 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +246.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( -138.2 Mbps ) 20 ( +13 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( -118.6 Mbps ) 19 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( -112.9 Mbps ) 26 ( +19 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( -120.4 Mbps ) 10 ( +3 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )