How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Buffalo Valley, Tennessee
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Internet Access in Buffalo Valley, Tennessee
As evidence in the listings above, wireless service is the only realistic Internet source for Buffalo Valley and the surrounding area.
Taking a look at the less developed areas within Buffalo Valley, coverage data shows that as many as 600 people are left with one or fewer choices for broadband-level Internet service.
Twin Lakes Telephone is the third largest wired broadband provider in Buffalo Valley by coverage area. They are available for close to one hundred percent of residents.
Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
Broadband availability insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of public government data and privatized datasets we collect from industry sources or through private sources. Averaged statistics about speed data comes primarily from M-Labs. Our market research team has manually validated pricing and service data on 124 Internet packages in Buffalo Valley as of 2021.
Internet Statistics 2021
91.2% of consumers in Buffalo Valley600 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 Buffalo Valley, Tennessee
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Twin Lakes Telephone||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|DTC Communications||50 Mbps||DSL||2m 43s||8.8%|
|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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Buffalo Valley
Data from our researchers shows that common providers in Buffalo Valley currently use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because customers view caps as a tactic to limit streaming. Providers explain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming video, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes per hour.