Internet Providers in Ceres, VA

Residential Internet Statistics for Ceres, VA
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $50
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Ceres, Virginia:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    90.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    90.6% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. SmythNet
    63.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    63.7% Available
  • 5. 5. GigaBeam Networks
    49.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    49.3% Available
  • 6. 6. Point Broadband
    8.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    8.6% Available

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Internet Access in Ceres, Virginia

There are 6 broadband providers in the Ceres area marketing home connections, and a total of 9 including business and mobile providers. (Take note that some might be "doubles", since many companies list home and enterprise services under separate branches.)

Considering network technology in use around the area, we see that the most widespread hardwired broadband Internet technology infrastructures are DSL and Satellite, with 90.61% and practically one hundred percent respectively. DSL Internet service is transmitted over telephone wires by companies such as CenturyLink that have existing phone networks. Compared to other copper-based networks, the twisted copper construction of telephone wires provides slightly less bandwidth than newer wire types such as cable and several times less than fiber.

The broadband coverage data on this page comes from FCC coverage reports. Then, it is validated using privatized databases to create more granular results than is available from the FCC directly. Data on pricing of listed Internet plans is generated by our data experts, who gather tens of thousands of data points each year. There are a total of 0 plans in Ceres since 2014. There are 19 Internet packages currently on the market in the area.

The majority of Ceres residents have 2 wired Internet service providers to choose from (2.12 per census block). 91.39% of Ceres residents — 500 people — are limited to one or fewer options for their Internet service provider. cable and DSL broadband usually offer the most reasonable price and data policies for home use.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall, covering virtually one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet is available to about virtually one hundred percent of the population. The fastest speed recorded for Viasat reaches 100 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, any speed above 10 Mbps is enough for streaming standard definition video on WiFi. However, it may become an issue for multiple users or modern services like video conferencing and multiplayer gaming. Explore our availability map on this page to see how broadband coverage compares on a granular level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Ceres, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Point Broadband 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 8.6%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 90.6%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
500 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Ceres is the 552nd most connected city in Virginia behind Tazewell, North Tazewell, Atkins, Bland, and Rural Retreat.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Bland County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 9% of people living in Ceres have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

In Bland County, approximately 3,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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