Internet Providers in Fort Defiance, VA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Fort Defiance, VA
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 16
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $75.49

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 251 Internet plans in Fort Defiance. There is limited speed test data from Fort Defiance — 46 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 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

100 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 Fort Defiance, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
New Hope Telephone Cooperative 200 Mbps Fiber 40s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
New Hope Telephone Cooperative 15 Mbps DSL 9m 6s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Fort Defiance, Virginia

  • New Hope Telephone Cooperative - DSL - 78.5% Availability in Fort Defiance - Speeds up to 15 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 69.0% Availability in Fort Defiance - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • New Hope Telephone Cooperative - Fiber - 31.4% Availability in Fort Defiance - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Fort Defiance - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Fort Defiance - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fort Defiance

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Fort Defiance is the 148th most connected city in Virginia ahead of Mount Sidney, Grottoes, and Weyers Cave, but behind Crimora and Verona.

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

Approximately 6,000 people in Augusta 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: 31% of people living in Fort Defiance 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 82% of Fort Defiance 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 Augusta County, approximately 15,000 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 Fort Defiance

Provider Type Coverage Speed
New Hope Telephone Cooperative DSL 78.5%+ 15 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 1.0 Mbps
High Speed Link Fixed Wireless 99.9%+ 25 Mbps
Lingo Networks Fixed Wireless 89.7%+ 50 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 69.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
New Hope Telephone Cooperative Fiber 31.4%+ 200 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Lingo Networks Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 43.3%+ 987 Mbps

Compare Fort Defiance to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fort Defiance 36.6 Mbps 9 $0.17 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +378.8 Mbps ) 16 ( +7 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +82.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +79.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +90.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +91 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )