Internet Providers in Clintwood, Virginia

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Residential Internet Statistics for Clintwood, VA
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 74.39 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 4.63%

Internet Access in Clintwood, Virginia

3-4 Internet Service Providers, or "ISPs." can provide service to the average Clintwood address. This is a lot of choice contrasted with similar-sized cities. Robust competition often results in better pricing.

The data listed here comes via provider coverage reports specific to the area, and is validated using privatized data sources to provide more useful resources than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Information about pricing of specific Internet plans is sourced by our data team, who collect thousands of plans every year. There are 227 plans in Clintwood from 2014–present. There are 29 Internet or bundled plans currently available.

Taking a look now at network tech installed within the Clintwood area, we see that the most frequently available hardwired broadband Internet tech types are Cable and DSL, with 92.35% and 56.97% respectively. TV corporations are usually the source for cable home Internet service, seeing as they can use their pre-existing coaxial TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Clintwood customers of cable service providers such as XFINITY from Comcast overwhelmingly select cable due to the reasonably low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL at any rate.) Phone providers usually offer DSL Internet, which makes technical sense because DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," transmits data packets over phone lines. Compared to other copper cables, the twisted copper makeup seen in phone lines outputs a lower bandwidth ceiling than newer wire types such as cable and fiber.

XFINITY from Comcast is a common second choice, serving Clintwood with a maximum download speed of 987 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only way to get Internet service for residents of Clintwood. fixed wireless companies such as Hillcom can achieve 50 Mbps via wireless hardware. There are 2 companies in city limits selling specialized enterprise-level products and services like point-to-point connectivity. Our results include every provider with business plans on their site, although some providers offer both residential and business broadband.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Clintwood as measured by coverage. The more common providers often compete at addresses around Clintwood.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Clintwood with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Clintwood is the 241st most connected city in Virginia ahead of Elkhorn City, Jenkins, Virgie, and Haysi, but behind Pound.
  • The fastest zip code in Clintwood for February 2021 is 24228. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 Clintwood, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Point Broadband 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
SCTC 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Clintwood, Virginia

  • Xfinity - 92.4% Availability in Clintwood - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Point Broadband - 64.7% Availability in Clintwood - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • SCTC - 3.2% Availability in Clintwood - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Clintwood - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Clintwood - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Clintwood

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Clintwood is the 241st most connected city in Virginia ahead of Elkhorn City, Jenkins, Virgie, and Haysi, but behind Pound.

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

Approximately 300 people in Dickenson 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: 65% of people living in Clintwood 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 89% of Clintwood 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.

As of this month, 24228 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Clintwood.

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

In Dickenson County, approximately 400 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 Around Clintwood

Data from our research team suggests that top ISPs in Clintwood use data caps for their home broadband connections. Data caps are controversial because subscribers see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming services. Providers explain caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: video streaming, which can use one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Clintwood

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 92.4%+ 1,200 Mbps
Point Broadband Fiber 64.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Hillcom Fixed Wireless 46.2%+ 50 Mbps
SCTC Fiber 3.2%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 1.6%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Clintwood to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Clintwood 74.4 Mbps 8 $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +274.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +32.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +25.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +37.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +40.9 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )

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