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Internet Providers in Faber, Virginia
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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
66.6% of consumers in Faber900 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 Faber, Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Firefly Fiber Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||35.6%|
|SCS Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||20.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||11.9%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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.
Compare Faber to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Faber||3.6 Mbps||7||$1.10 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +530.8 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +145.2 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +157 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +165.9 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +158.5 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|