Internet Providers in Check, VA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Check, VA
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $76.96

Internet Access in Check, Virginia

Check features a total of 6 broadband providers offering residential service. If you count business ISPs, there are 10 companies in the local area,.

The information on this page is sourced via FCC filings, and is enhanced using privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to output more useful listings than is available from government websites. Data on speed and pricing of listed broadband plans is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans annually. We've catalogued 157 Check Internet plans since 2014, with 27 Internet or bundled deals currently available in the area.

Viasat Internet is the most likely provider in Check. close to one hundred percent of the Check area can receive access to them. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest package advertised by HughesNet in Check is 25 Mbps download.

Since many houses come pre-wired for one telephone provider and cable networks don't generally overlap, the average home in Check has 2-3 wired broadband service providers available. 46.61 percent of Check residents have one or fewer choices for which provider to use. Regardless of other services in the area, cable and DSL broadband usually offer the best price and data policies for home use.

DSL is the main network type with coverage around Check worth considering. For more detailed results, enter your zip code in the search tool above.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Check, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Citizens 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Citizens 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Check, Virginia

  • Citizens - DSL - 99.5% Availability in Check - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Citizens - Fiber - 53.4% Availability in Check - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Check - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Check - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Check is the 580th most connected city in Virginia behind Callaway, Elliston, Copper Hill, Shawsville, and Floyd.

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

Approximately 96 people in Floyd 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.

Fiber Availability: 53% of people living in Check have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 53% of Check residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Floyd County, approximately 3,000 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 Check

Data collected by our research team suggests that some of the popular providers in Check currently use data caps on residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers view them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers insist they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the issue is streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Check

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Citizens DSL 99.5%+ 50 Mbps
All Points Broadband Fixed Wireless 61.8%+ 25 Mbps
Citizens Fiber 53.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Citizens Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps