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Internet Providers in Fort Defiance, Virginia
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Internet Access in Fort Defiance, Virginia
Government-sourced Form 477 data is the primary source for Internet availability facts presented on BroadbandNow. To date, we have verified 623 rows of governmental and privatized data about Internet access in Fort Defiance. We've manually collected price data for 267 Internet plans in Fort Defiance. There is limited speed test data from Fort Defiance — 12 total recordings over the last 12 months. Shoppers should compare the advertised download rates shown above.
Cable providers like XFINITY from Comcast and DSL Internet service providers like New Hope Telephone Cooperative make up the primary network types with availability around Fort Defiance.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet options in Fort Defiance.
Broadband competition in Fort Defiance is relatively high. The average location has about 5 Internet providers to choose from. Internet access isn't spread out fairly — as a surprising 18.03 percent of the population are still limited to one or zero options for true broadband service.
While the main providers are HughesNet and Viasat, New Hope Telephone Cooperative is also in Fort Defiance with DSL and Fiber availability for 78 percent of census blocks and a recorded top speed of 6 Mbps. Fixed wireless plans from brands like King Street Wireless can connect you to as much as 1 Mbps using wireless relays. Explore the interactive map to see broadband coverage at the census block level.
Internet Statistics 2021
18.0% of consumers in Fort Defiance100 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 Fort Defiance, Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||69.0%|
|New Hope Telephone Cooperative||200 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||40s||78.5%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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 Fort Defiance to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Fort Defiance||29.2 Mbps||9||$0.44 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +505.2 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +119.6 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +131.4 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +140.3 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +132.9 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|