Internet Providers in Fincastle, VA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Fincastle, VA
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $63.99

Internet Access in Fincastle, Virginia

Viasat Internet has the most availability in Fincastle. HughesNet is also widely available.

Lumos Networks provides an second choice, serving Fincastle with a maximum speed of 100 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only option for Internet access for residents of Fincastle. For example, fixed wireless providers such as All Points Broadband can deliver 25 Mbps over direct wireless links. There are 4 companies in city limits selling specialized enterprise and business technologies such as T1 and MPLS. Our listings include every provider with business packages advertised online, but residential providers often have business options as well.

The information listed here comes from FCC coverage reports. Data is against private databases and direct provider reporting to provide more accurate results than is available from the FCC directly. Lit address information is currently limited to select providers. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points every year.

In terms of network technology with significant infrastructure already built in the Fincastle area, we see that the most frequently available wired broadband Internet tech options are Cable (45.26 percent coverage) and DSL (82.91 percent coverage). Television providers are where customers look for cable Internet and Wifi service, since they can use their pre-existing TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Cable can often make sense for Fincastle residents due to the strong mix of speed and value. Telephone companies are the main source for DSL Internet, since DSL sends Internet data over phone lines. Compared to other copper-based networks, the twisted copper makeup seen in telephone wires outputs lower performance than cable and several times less than fiber.

In summary, broadband services is far from perfect in Fincastle, but most homes still have around 2-3 providers able to connect them. Explore the map below to see which streets have more or less competition. For the time being, a limited 2,000 Fincastle residents are limited to fewer than one providers.

  • There are 12 internet providers in Fincastle with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Fincastle is the 120th most connected city in Virginia ahead of Eagle Rock, Troutville, Blue Ridge, Daleville, and Buchanan.
  • The fastest zip code in Fincastle for July 2021 is 24090. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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 Fincastle, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Lumos Networks 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Lumos Networks 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Fincastle, Virginia

  • Lumos - DSL - 82.9% Availability in Fincastle - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 45.3% Availability in Fincastle - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Lumos - Fiber - 39.3% Availability in Fincastle - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Fincastle - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Fincastle - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fincastle

Fincastle Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Fincastle is the 120th most connected city in Virginia ahead of Eagle Rock, Troutville, Blue Ridge, Daleville, and Buchanan.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Botetourt 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: 38% of people living in Fincastle 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 54% of Fincastle 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, 24090 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Fincastle.

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

In Botetourt County, approximately 6,000 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 Cap Issues in Fincastle

Data from our research team shows that popular providers place a limit on data use on home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since consumers view caps as a strategy for limiting video streaming, while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the issue is streaming services, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Fincastle

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Lumos Networks DSL 82.9%+ 100 Mbps
All Points Broadband Fixed Wireless 63.8%+ 25 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 45.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Lumos Networks Fiber 39.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Lumos Networks Fiber 36.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 26.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 1.1%+ 100 Mbps

Compare Fincastle to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fincastle 30.5 Mbps 7 $0.32 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +503.9 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +118.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +130.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +139 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +131.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.36 ( + $0.00 )