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%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Buckingham, Virginia
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
99.2% of consumers in Buckingham1,000 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 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 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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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
|SCS Broadband||Fixed Wireless||41.1%+||50 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 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 )|