Broadband Service in Virginia

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BROADBAND IN Virginia

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COVERAGE BY COUNTY

Virginia Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.
89%
89% BROADBAND COVERAGE
15%
15% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

38.6

23rd

BROADBAND SPEEDS

89.8%

of Virginians have access to wired broadband 25mbps or faster.

86.6%

of Virginians have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

1.2%

of Virginians have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

95.7%

of Virginians have access to wireline service.

47.7%

of Virginians have access to fiber-optic service.

87.2%

of Virginians have access to cable service.

79.8%

of Virginians have access to DSL service.

WIRELESS COVERAGE

99.9%

of Virginians have access to mobile broadband service.

19.0%

of Virginians have access to fixed wireless service.

Top 5 Fastest Cities In Virginia

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1.
Triangle
96.2 MBPS
96.2">%
2.
Fort Belvoir
76.8 MBPS
76.8">%
3.
Great Falls
74.4 MBPS
74.4">%
4.
Orange
74.3 MBPS
74.3">%
5.
Haymarket
73.4 MBPS
73.4">%

GOV'T FUNDING

  • Since 2010, Wired Virginia has been awarded $8,099,979 in federal grants for Virginia's Broadband Initiative.
  • Another $92,995,941, accounting for 2.7% of all federal infrastructure grants, was awarded to broadband infrastructure projects in Virginia.
  • Since 2011, access to a wired connection of at least 10mbps has improved from 76.9% to 92.7% of Virginians.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 155 broadband providers in Virginia.
  • There are 855,000 people in Virginia without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 888,000 people in Virginia that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 358,000 people in Virginia don't have any wired internet providers available where they live.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Virginia CITIES

Average speed over time
Alexandria98.6%35 providers
Annandale99.7%22 providers
Arlington98.7%45 providers
Ashburn99.3%32 providers
Blacksburg78.1%17 providers
Burke99.5%24 providers
Centreville99.2%25 providers
Chantilly99.6%33 providers
Charlottesville94.2%24 providers
Chesapeake98.5%25 providers
Chester97.3%19 providers
Chesterfield98.5%15 providers
Culpeper92.8%15 providers
Danville95.3%19 providers
Dumfries99.1%16 providers
Fairfax93.7%31 providers
Falls Church96.8%37 providers
Fredericksburg98.7%23 providers
Front Royal93.2%13 providers
Glen Allen98.1%24 providers
Hampton97.1%21 providers
Harrisonburg90.5%21 providers
Henrico98.6%26 providers
Herndon98.3%38 providers
Hopewell94.3%11 providers
Leesburg97.2%26 providers
Lorton99.6%16 providers
Lynchburg91.3%26 providers
Manassas98.0%32 providers
Martinsville95.6%12 providers
Mc Lean99.6%30 providers
Mechanicsville94.2%17 providers
Midlothian99.1%22 providers
Newport News97.5%27 providers
Norfolk94.9%24 providers
Petersburg92.6%17 providers
Portsmouth97.9%20 providers
Reston99.3%36 providers
Richmond97.7%30 providers
Roanoke96.6%25 providers
Salem92.3%16 providers
Spotsylvania96.5%14 providers
Springfield98.0%32 providers
Stafford99.8%21 providers
Staunton95.8%16 providers
Sterling99.5%40 providers
Suffolk95.2%16 providers
Vienna99.0%33 providers
Virginia Beach97.5%30 providers
Waynesboro96.9%14 providers
Williamsburg89.9%22 providers
Winchester87.2%20 providers
Woodbridge99.2%26 providers
Yorktown98.8%19 providers
Last Updated on 7/11/2017.

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