Internet Providers in Faber, VA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Faber, VA
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $63.99

Internet Access in Faber, Virginia

The average residence within the Faber area has 2.05 Internet providers available. This is normal, seeing as the majority of Internet providers have their roots as cable television and phone providers. Most houses have long been wired for both.

Verizon High Speed Internet is also a common broadband option for Faber. They offer DSL service with coverage in 44 percent of the area. SCS Broadband is another alternative wireless service for 91 percent of local residents. Keep in mind that it needs roof access and line of site with a SCS Broadband tower or access point.

Keep in mind, since FCC coverage data is only processed biannually and only made public six or more months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this problem.

DSL Internet providers deliver broadband service using copper phone infrastructure. This explains why DSL is sold through telecommunication companies that historically offered phone plans. DSL network technology is available for 52.77 percent of Faber homes. You can refer to the table directly below to get an idea of how advertised speeds line up with current customers' speedsrecorded by local subscribers.

Viasat Internet is the most common overall, with coverage for practically one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet has coverage to practically one hundred percent of the population. The fastest speed recorded for Viasat reaches 100 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. In general, any speed over 10 megabits per second will be sufficient for streaming standard definition videos to devices on WiFi. However, it may become problematic when multiple users try to use bandwidth-intensive apps like Google Hangouts, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. Refer to the coverage map below to see broadband options on a granular level.

Internet Statistics 2021

900 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Faber, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Firefly Fiber Broadband 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
SCS Broadband 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Faber, Virginia

  • Firefly Fiber Broadband - Fiber - 35.6% Availability in Faber - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • SCS Broadband - Fiber - 20.7% Availability in Faber - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 11.9% Availability in Faber - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Faber - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Faber - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Faber

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Faber is the 21st most connected city in Virginia ahead of Afton, Arrington, Lyndhurst, Shipman, and Roseland.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Nelson 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: 45% of people living in Faber 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 33% of Faber 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 Nelson County, approximately 5,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Faber

Provider Type Coverage Speed
SCS Broadband Fixed Wireless 91.3%+ 50 Mbps
Firefly Fiber Broadband Fiber 35.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
SCS Broadband Fiber 20.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 11.9%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
SCS Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Firefly Fiber Broadband Fiber 92.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 3.2%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Faber to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Faber 13.7 Mbps 7 $0.12 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +401.7 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +105.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +102.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +113.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +113.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )