Internet Providers in Buckingham, Virginia

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Residential Internet Statistics for Buckingham, VA
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 30.46 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 100 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 60.42%

Internet Access in Buckingham, Virginia

Buckingham offers 4 residential Internet providers, or 10 when including business and mobile operators. Consumers have access to 3 choices for wired broadband, which in Buckingham usually means DSL.

The plans listed on this page are collected manually by our research team. The 19 Internet plans displayed above are the most relevant of 159 packages we've aggregated in Buckingham to date.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

Looking at less fortunate communities around Buckingham, coverage data shows that as many as 1,000 people have only one (or zero) choices for broadband-level Internet service.

DSL is the main kind of Internet with coverage around Buckingham that buyers should consider. The lack of robust wired Internet services in Buckingham is largely to blame for the low download speed averages locally. Buckingham average download speeds rank 104.23% under the state average. Thankfully, 30.46 Mbps can support most high-bandwidth applications such as Hulu. Data caps are common in Buckingham. Data limits will pose more of an issue for streaming video than Internet speed alone.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Buckingham with 4 of those offering residential service
  • Buckingham is the 558th most connected city in Virginia ahead of Dillwyn, Prospect, and New Canton, but behind Gladstone and Scottsville.
  • The fastest zip code in Buckingham for February 2021 is 23921. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Buckingham, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Buckingham, Virginia

  • CenturyLink - 93.3% Availability in Buckingham - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Buckingham - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Buckingham - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Buckingham

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Buckingham is the 558th most connected city in Virginia ahead of Dillwyn, Prospect, and New Canton, but behind Gladstone and Scottsville.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Buckingham County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

As of this month, 23921 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Buckingham.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Buckingham County, approximately 11,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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 Buckingham

Data from our researchers shows that common providers in Buckingham currently use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since consumers view caps as a tactic to discourage streaming. Providers maintain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Buckingham

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 93.3%+ 100 Mbps
SCS Broadband Fixed Wireless 41.1%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
SCS Broadband Fixed Wireless 63.1%+ 50 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 24.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Buckingham to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Buckingham 30.5 Mbps 4 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +318.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +76.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +69.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +81.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +84.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )