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Internet Providers in Bergton, Virginia
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Internet Access in Bergton, Virginia
As it stands, DSL is the only wired broadband network choice with meaningful coverage in Bergton. As of our latest data pull, it's available to approximately near one hundred percent of residents. DSL is delivered over landline telephone wires, which is the reason DSL is provided by telephone companies, such as Shentel.
Looking at the less well-developed areas within Bergton, as many as 500 people are left with one or fewer options for broadband-level Internet service.
Shentel is the third largest wired broadband provider in Bergton by coverage area. They are available to practically one hundred percent of the area. Outside the incumbent providers, High Speed Link is another company worth knowing about — while fixed wireless isn't as well known as cable or DSL, it can provide an interchangeable service quality in some cases.
Coverage from the most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Bergton.
The Internet availability insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on governmental data from the FCC and private datasets we collect from ISPs, or through private third parties. Average statistics shown below regarding speed and performance averages is sourced via M-Labs, which is a speed test tool shown within BroadbandNow as well as Google and Chrome queries. The BroadbandNow researchers have hand-sourced price and service data on 120 Internet packages in Bergton to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Bergton500 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 Bergton, Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Shentel||15 Mbps||DSL||9m 6s||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.
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 and Video Streaming Around Bergton
Data from our research team suggests that some of the top providers in Bergton currently place a limit on data use on home broadband plans. Data caps are disliked since consumers view them as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers insist they are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the issue is video streaming, which can consume 1–7GB/hr.