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Internet Providers in Broadford, Virginia
Residential Internet Statistics for Broadford, VA
|Fastest Speed Available:||100 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$50|
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Internet Access in Broadford, Virginia
Currently, there are 5 Internet service providers in the Broadford area offering residential service. Including business Internet, that's a total of 7 companies available locally,. (Some may be "doubles" as many companies advertise home and business services under separate branches.)
Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area in Broadford. practically one hundred percent of Broadford census blocks can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. The fastest plan we've found for HughesNet in Broadford is 25 megabits per second.
Looking at network technology offered in the city, the most frequently available hardwired broadband connection varieties are DSL and Satellite, with 96.00% and virtually one hundred percent respectively. DSL service is delivered over phone lines on utility poles, and comes from corporations such as CenturyLink that build or own copper phone lines. As copper wires go, the twisted and bundled copper construction of telephone lines has lower speeds and bandwidth compared to more modern techs like cable and several times less than fiber.
As of the latest FCC reports, 100 percent of households are limited to only one option for wired broadband service.
Broadband coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from government data from the FCC and private datasets collected directly from providers. Statistics about speed data is sourced from M-Labs, the speed test tool integrated into BroadbandNow and Google queries. Our in-house market researchers have manually filed package pricing on 108 broadband deals in Broadford as of 2021.
- There are 7 internet providers in Broadford with 5 of those offering residential service
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Broadford, Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||96.0%|
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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Broadford
Data from our research team suggests that many of the top providers place some sort of limit on data use on home broadband packages. Data caps are disliked since subscribers see caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers insist that they are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.