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Internet Providers in Chester Gap, Virginia
Residential Internet Statistics for Chester Gap, VA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$54.16|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Chester Gap, Virginia:
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Internet Access in Chester Gap, Virginia
Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Chester Gap. HughesNet is also a common option.
The data on this page comes via FCC filings, and is confirmed against private data sources and direct provider reporting to create more detailed results than is available from government websites. Information about pricing and speeds of specific Internet plans is sourced thanks to our research and analysis experts, who collect tens of thousands of data points every year. There are 270 collected plans in Chester Gap since 2014, with 28 Internet or bundled packages currently active.
7.46 percent of households have only one option for home broadband service, or in some cases, none.
In terms of network technologies offered across Chester Gap, the most widespread physical wire Internet connection varieties are Cable (94.03 percent coverage) and DSL (97.46 percent coverage). Cable Internet is sold by traditional cable TV corporations, using their preexisting coaxial cable TV networks. Cable often makes sense for local residents due to the strong mix of speed and value. DSL is transmitted by twisted copper telephone wires by service providers like CenturyLink that own phone lines. DSL is outperformed by all wired Internet services.
Outside of the Internet providers detailed above, CenturyLink is another option to consider. They have Internet in 97 percent of the Chester Gap area.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Chester Gap, Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||94.0%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||97.5%|
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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 Around Chester Gap
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that some of the popular providers in Chester Gap use data caps on residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because consumers see them as a tactic to discourage streaming. Providers maintain caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: video streaming, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Compare Chester Gap to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Chester Gap||110.4 Mbps||4||$0.35 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +424 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +38.4 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +50.2 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +59.1 Mbps )||23 ( +19 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +51.7 Mbps )||8 ( +4 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|