Internet Service Providers in Riva, Maryland
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Residential Internet Statistics for Riva, MD
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||92.13 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,200 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0.09%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Riva, Maryland
Internet Access in Riva, Maryland
Riva currently has two widely available Internet service providers: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. Their network offers speeds up to 100 Mbps and coverage in near one hundred percent of the population. As for HughesNet, they offer Satellite. They have availability in practically one hundred percent of Riva.
Most households in the Riva area 2-3 providers available. Averaged out across all addresses, there are precisely 2.57 options per resident.
Keep in mind that since FCC data is only collected biannually and only released six months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this issue.
Essentially every major wired broadband network type is available in Riva, including fiber and copper-based cable/DSL. Fiber, the preferred network type in Riva, has a coverage footprint of 98.81 percent. Cable and DSL networks have near one hundred percent and 57.82 percent availability respectively.
While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, XFINITY from Comcast also serves the area with a recorded maximum speed of 987 Mbps. Explore the interactive map below to see how many options residents have at a granular level.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Riva, Maryland
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Riva, Maryland
- Xfinity - 99.6% Availability in Riva - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Riva - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Riva - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Riva
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||99.6%+||1,200 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||95.8%+||987 Mbps|
|Verizon Business||Copper||14.4%+||1.5 Mbps|
Compare Riva to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Riva||92.1 Mbps||5||$0.15 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +257 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +15 Mbps )||18 ( +13 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +7.6 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +19.6 Mbps )||21 ( +16 )||$0.21 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +23.2 Mbps )||9 ( +4 )||$0.26 ( + $0.00 )|