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Broadband Service in Virginia

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INTERNET ACCESS IN Virginia

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COVERAGE BY COUNTY

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91%
91% BROADBAND COVERAGE
9%
9% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

63.4

26th

BROADBAND SPEEDS

91.7%

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

90.1%

of Virginians have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

4.3%

of Virginians have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

96.3%

of Virginians have access to wireline service.

50.5%

of Virginians have access to fiber-optic service.

87.8%

of Virginians have access to cable service.

80.1%

of Virginians have access to DSL service.

WIRELESS COVERAGE

99.9%

of Virginians have access to mobile broadband service.

26.4%

of Virginians have access to fixed wireless service.

Top 5 Fastest cities in Virginia

CityAvg. Download SpeedNo. of Providers
1.Washington254.4 MBPS11 Providers
2.Hallwood217.9 MBPS9 Providers
3.Boydton202.2 MBPS14 Providers
4.Wallops Island193.8 MBPS8 Providers
5.Bristow172.2 MBPS19 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in Virginia

ProviderAvg. Download Speed
Verizon Fios101.4 MBPS
Verizon High Speed Internet86.4 MBPS
XFINITY from Comcast62.9 MBPS
Cox Communications47.3 MBPS
All Points Broadband5.5 MBPS

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 93.6% of Virginians.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 194 internet providers in Virginia.
  • There are 697,000 people in Virginia without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 426,000 people in Virginia that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 309,000 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
Abingdon99.1%11 providers
Aldie99.5%16 providers
Alexandria99.2%25 providers
Altavista96.9%15 providers
Amelia Court House62.0%11 providers
Amherst46.4%14 providers
Annandale99.3%18 providers
Appomattox63.2%14 providers
Arlington99.4%35 providers
Ashburn99.4%35 providers
Ashland93.3%12 providers
Axton74.5%12 providers
Aylett0.0%10 providers
Bassett95.4%10 providers
Bealeton86.6%13 providers
Bedford69.7%15 providers
Berryville72.4%16 providers
Big Stone Gap98.7%11 providers
Blacksburg91.4%16 providers
Blackstone74.5%10 providers
Bluefield96.0%12 providers
Boones Mill82.2%16 providers
Bridgewater82.0%13 providers
Bristol99.9%13 providers
Bristow99.8%19 providers
Broadway72.9%13 providers
Buena Vista89.9%10 providers
Bumpass16.8%13 providers
Burke99.5%19 providers
Carrollton99.9%11 providers
Castlewood83.9%11 providers
Cedar Bluff97.3%13 providers
Centreville99.3%19 providers
Chantilly99.7%28 providers
Charlottesville96.3%19 providers
Chase City62.3%10 providers
Chatham42.7%12 providers
Chesapeake98.7%19 providers
Chester97.4%15 providers
Chesterfield99.7%13 providers
Chilhowie98.4%11 providers
Christiansburg97.0%16 providers
Clifton99.8%18 providers
Clifton Forge99.2%7 providers
Clintwood95.4%12 providers
Coeburn93.4%12 providers
Collinsville98.7%12 providers
Colonial Beach91.8%12 providers
Colonial Heights98.7%12 providers
Covington94.7%8 providers
Crewe53.4%9 providers
Crozet89.2%13 providers
Culpeper91.3%14 providers
Danville96.3%17 providers
Dayton82.7%12 providers
Dillwyn32.0%10 providers
Disputanta62.3%10 providers
Dublin87.8%18 providers
Duffield87.5%11 providers
Dumfries99.9%14 providers
Edinburg91.8%7 providers
Elkton91.4%11 providers
Emporia54.7%9 providers
Evington86.4%13 providers
Fairfax95.1%26 providers
Fairfax Station99.9%12 providers
Falls Church97.9%25 providers
Farmville84.5%12 providers
Ferrum78.8%10 providers
Fishersville95.7%13 providers
Floyd61.5%10 providers
Forest95.3%18 providers
Fort Belvoir91.0%17 providers
Fort Eustis95.2%11 providers
Franklin92.4%11 providers
Fredericksburg98.5%17 providers
Front Royal94.6%13 providers
Gainesville99.4%20 providers
Galax91.3%10 providers
Gate City90.5%12 providers
Glade Spring99.1%10 providers
Glen Allen98.5%16 providers
Gloucester95.3%12 providers
Gordonsville54.7%13 providers
Great Falls99.9%17 providers
Gretna41.8%9 providers
Grottoes89.5%12 providers
Grundy100.0%9 providers
Halifax67.6%10 providers
Hampton98.1%16 providers
Hardy73.9%13 providers
Harrisonburg92.4%18 providers
Hayes98.0%11 providers
Haymarket98.3%16 providers
Henrico98.9%21 providers
Herndon98.0%28 providers
Hillsville75.1%11 providers
Honaker92.5%11 providers
Hopewell94.5%11 providers
Hurt86.7%10 providers
Jonesville88.3%9 providers
King George92.1%15 providers
Lawrenceville45.2%11 providers
Lebanon82.8%12 providers
Leesburg98.1%23 providers
Lexington89.0%13 providers
Locust Grove84.7%11 providers
Lorton99.7%16 providers
Louisa45.5%12 providers
Lovettsville55.3%14 providers
Luray79.5%10 providers
Lynchburg90.8%20 providers
Madison58.9%12 providers
Madison Heights93.1%14 providers
Manassas98.7%22 providers
Marion94.8%10 providers
Marshall27.7%15 providers
Martinsville96.8%10 providers
Max Meadows93.0%13 providers
Mc Lean99.6%28 providers
Meadowview99.4%10 providers
Mechanicsville95.8%16 providers
Midlothian98.9%16 providers
Mineral16.9%12 providers
Moneta52.2%13 providers
Montpelier73.5%8 providers
Montross87.8%10 providers
Moseley99.4%10 providers
Newport News98.0%17 providers
Nokesville98.4%15 providers
Norfolk95.9%17 providers
North Tazewell98.6%12 providers
Norton97.7%12 providers
Oakton99.9%18 providers
Orange86.8%14 providers
Palmyra92.0%8 providers
Pearisburg76.6%16 providers
Pennington Gap94.7%8 providers
Petersburg94.5%14 providers
Poquoson99.1%12 providers
Portsmouth98.2%16 providers
Pound94.6%11 providers
Powhatan84.1%14 providers
Prince George98.2%15 providers
Pulaski97.0%13 providers
Purcellville85.6%16 providers
Quantico90.3%15 providers
Quinton94.5%11 providers
Radford91.7%19 providers
Reston99.2%28 providers
Richlands99.9%11 providers
Richmond97.3%21 providers
Ridgeway94.8%10 providers
Ringgold82.8%11 providers
Roanoke98.7%22 providers
Rocky Mount90.1%12 providers
Round Hill87.3%12 providers
Ruckersville96.9%12 providers
Rustburg85.6%12 providers
Ruther Glen77.3%15 providers
Salem96.7%17 providers
Saltville99.6%11 providers
Sandston99.9%15 providers
Scottsville68.4%9 providers
Smithfield93.2%11 providers
South Boston86.7%14 providers
South Hill67.3%11 providers
Spotsylvania93.0%14 providers
Springfield98.0%22 providers
Stafford99.4%15 providers
Stanardsville73.9%12 providers
Stanley95.7%10 providers
Staunton92.6%17 providers
Stephens City93.5%13 providers
Sterling99.5%33 providers
Strasburg90.2%11 providers
Stuart43.1%10 providers
Stuarts Draft95.2%13 providers
Suffolk95.3%13 providers
Tappahannock81.5%13 providers
Tazewell92.2%13 providers
Toano96.0%10 providers
Triangle100.0%15 providers
Troutville94.0%13 providers
Vienna99.0%24 providers
Vinton82.8%15 providers
Virginia Beach97.9%22 providers
Warrenton94.9%19 providers
Warsaw53.8%13 providers
Waverly38.0%10 providers
Waynesboro97.3%16 providers
West Point74.6%8 providers
Williamsburg92.3%17 providers
Winchester90.0%18 providers
Windsor70.1%9 providers
Wise98.2%12 providers
Woodbridge99.5%20 providers
Woodstock96.6%6 providers
Wytheville90.6%16 providers
Yorktown99.2%15 providers
Last Updated on 10/16/2019.

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