Internet Service Providers in Lynchburg, South Carolina

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lynchburg, SC
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 21.02 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 15.31%

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 59 records over the last 12 month period. For this reason you should take note of the providers' advertised plan speeds listed above.

72.1 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 Cable and Satellite, with 1.81% and virtually one hundred percent 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 (formerly Exede) 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

2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Lynchburg, South Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
FTC 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lynchburg, South Carolina

  • FTC - 93.3% Availability in Lynchburg - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 1.8% Availability in Lynchburg - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Lynchburg - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Lynchburg - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lynchburg

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Lynchburg is the 302nd most connected city in South Carolina behind Lamar, Timmonsville, Turbeville, Bishopville, and Olanta.

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

Approximately 500 people in Lee 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: 35% of people living in Lynchburg 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 28% of Lynchburg 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 Lee County, approximately 2,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Lynchburg

Provider Type Coverage Speed
FTC DSL and Fiber 93.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 1.8%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
FTC DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 1.9%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Lynchburg to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lynchburg 21 Mbps 5 $0.22 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +328.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +86.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +78.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +90.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +94.3 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )