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Internet Providers in Atkins, Virginia
Residential Internet Statistics for Atkins, VA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$62.38|
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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 340 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 2-3 wired broadband service providers available to them. 8.14% of the Atkins area — 100 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.
Internet Statistics 2021
8.1% of consumers in Atkins100 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 Atkins, Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Point Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||56.0%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||84.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||98.9%|
|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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps in Atkins
Internet providers have moved to add "data caps" to their residential Internet plans lately. This market trend holds true for the Atkins market, with ISPs like Xfinity advertising capped plans. It's not a major issue for the majority of customers, but it might affect those that stream a large amount of high-def content. An HD video stream uses about 3GB hourly. Standard Definition (SD) video uses about 1GB/hour.