Internet Service Providers in Bland, Virginia
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Residential Internet Statistics for Bland, VA
|Wired Internet Providers:||2|
|Average Speed Test Result:||5.57 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||60 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||81.45%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Bland, Virginia
Internet Access in Bland, Virginia
Consumers will find 9 Internet providers operating in Bland. There are 3 mobile options, and 5 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
99.97 percent of Bland is currently without a choice so far as broadband Internet service. This isn't a shock, seeing as market competition between providers is low. Locations in the city usually have 1-2 options for Internet service, accounting for the whole community.
DSL Internet providers like CenturyLink deliver broadband services using pre-existing phone wires, which is why DSL is typically sold through corporations that bundle Internet access with landline phone plans. DSL (standing for Digital Subscriber Line) Internet is accessible by 77.27 percent of Bland. Refer to the data visualization tools on this page for insights into how advertised speed, latency, and etc compare to current customers' speeds.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Bland's most common wired Internet choices.
All the coverage data on BroadbandNow comes from FCC reporting. Internet providers in Bland are legally required to submit deployment and subscriber data biannually. Leveraging direct agreements with ISPs, BroadbandNow is able to validate public datasets in comparison to privatized data including lit addresses reported by Internet providers. Between 2014–2021 our team has crunched 2,956 data rows on Internet access in Bland. The speed averages displayed on this page are calculated based on real-world speed tests originating from the Bland area.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Bland3,000 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 Bland, Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|CenturyLink||60 Mbps||DSL||2m 16s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bland, Virginia
- CenturyLink - 57.4% Availability in Bland - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Bland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Bland - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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 in Bland
Internet providers have been moving to add data caps for home WiFi and broadband plans recently. Some major Internet service providers in the area — CenturyLink included — have data caps. Data caps vary widely. They typically can be anywhere from 250GB to a Terabyte. The majority of home Internet data caps will be quite high, so they don't affect most people. CenturyLink users in Bland are advised to confirm data caps while signing up. Don't assume the caps based on marketing materials.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Bland
|GigaBeam Networks||Fixed Wireless||78.8%+||50 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL and Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|GigaBeam Networks||Fixed Wireless||100%||75 Mbps|
Compare Bland to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Bland||5.6 Mbps||5||$0.98 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +343.5 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +101.5 Mbps )||18 ( +13 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +94.1 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +106.1 Mbps )||21 ( +16 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +109.7 Mbps )||9 ( +4 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|