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Internet Providers in Lynchburg, South Carolina
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Internet Access in Lynchburg, South Carolina
Lynchburg Internet availability data on this page is calculated from Form 477 data and scrubbed for issues against private files. To date, we've crunched 2,344 rows of governmental and private data about Internet access in Lynchburg. We currently have a lack of meaningful speed test data for Lynchburg. Data is limited to 45 records over the last 12 month period. For this reason you should take note of the providers' advertised plan speeds listed above.
69.01 percent of households have only one option for wired Internet.
FTC is an second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer 93 percent availability and a top download speed of 100 Mbps.
Taking a look at network technology offered within Lynchburg, the most widespread physical wire broadband tech varieties are Satellite and Cable, with virtually one hundred percent and 1.81% respectively. Cable Internet is marketed by television operators, using existing coaxial cable networks. Local customers of cable service providers like usually pick cable because of the combination of low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.)
Viasat Internet is the most common overall. They have Internet coverage for near one hundred percent of Lynchburg residents. HughesNet has availability to practically one hundred percent of the population. The top download speed recorded for Viasat is 100 Mbps, while HughesNet offers packages up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, any speed over 10 megabits per second (Mbps) will be enough for streaming lower-quality video over WiFi. However, it may become an issue for multiple users or high-bandwidth applications like Google Hangouts and multiplayer gaming. Explore the coverage maps below to compare broadband options on a granular level in Lynchburg.
Internet Statistics 2021
69.0% of consumers in Lynchburg2,000 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 Lynchburg, South Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|FTC||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||93.3%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
Compare Lynchburg to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Lynchburg||16.3 Mbps||5||$0.83 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +518.1 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +132.5 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +144.3 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +153.2 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +145.8 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|