Internet Providers in Atkins, Virginia

Residential Internet Statistics for Atkins, VA
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $25
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Atkins, Virginia:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    84.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    84.7% Available
  • 2. CenturyLink
    98.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    98.9% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    83.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    83.5% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    83.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    83.5% Available
  • 7. 7. SmythNet
    96.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    96.3% Available
  • 8. 8. Point Broadband
    2.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    2.2% Available
  • 1. CenturyLink Business
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    100% Available
  • 2. Comcast Business
    72.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    72.3% Available
  • 3. CenturyLink Business
    26.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    26.1% Available

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Internet Access in Atkins, Virginia

FCC datasets are the backbone of Internet access information listed on this page. We've processed 1,328 rows of FCC data on broadband availability in Atkins. Our research division has hand-sourced pricing details and fine print info for 384 Internet plans in Atkins and the surrounding area. We don't currently have a sufficient amount of speed test information to measure how local speeds measure up to advertised speeds for Atkins residents. The graphed data below are scheduled for an update once we have enough data points to illustrate results long-term.

Taking a look now at network tech offered around Atkins, the most prevalent wired broadband technology types are Cable and DSL, with 84.72% and 98.94% respectively. Cable is sold by cable television operators, who use existing TV network connections. Cable can often make sense for Atkins residents because of the strong speeds in an attainable price range. DSL service is transmitted via phone lines by service providers like CenturyLink that historically provided phone service. DSL is outperformed by all major broadband infrastructures.

Since many buildings are only wired for one telephone provider and one cable television provider, the average home in Atkins has 2 wired broadband service providers available to them. 15.53% of the Atkins area — 300 people in total — are limited to one or fewer options. Regardless of alternative services in the area, including wireless, cable and DSL Internet are likely to provide the best price for home use.

CenturyLink is a common alternative to the primary providers. They offer a maximum download speed of 60 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only choice for Internet in Atkins. fixed wireless outfits such as SmythNet can achieve 50 Mbps over wireless links. Aside from consumer Internet, there are 2 providers in the area marketing specialized enterprise-level subscriptions like T1 or custom fiber loops. BroadbandNow includes every provider with business packages advertised on their website.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option on the whole, registered with coverage in practically one hundred percent of Atkins residents. HughesNet is available for near one hundred percent of the population. The top download speed recorded for Viasat is 100 Mbps, while HughesNet offers up to 25 Mbps. In general, anything above 10 megabits per second is sufficient to view SD videos to devices on WiFi. However, it may become an issue for large households or bandwidth-intensive services such as video chat and etc. Explore the availability maps below to compare Internet options at the census block level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Atkins, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 84.7%
Point Broadband 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 2.2%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 98.9%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 83.5%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 83.5%
300 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Atkins is the 275th most connected city in Virginia ahead of Wytheville, Chilhowie, and Rural Retreat, but behind Tazewell and Marion.

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

Approximately 800 people in Smyth County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 84% of Atkins residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Smyth County, approximately 2,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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