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Internet Providers in Glen Lyn, Virginia
Residential Internet Statistics for Glen Lyn, VA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$61|
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Internet Access in Glen Lyn, Virginia
Glen Lyn currently has two widespread Internet service providers (ISPs): Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. They have speeds as high as 100 Mbps and availability in practically one hundred percent of the local area. As for HughesNet, they provide Satellite, with coverage for virtually one hundred percent of Glen Lyn.
Looking at provider types around Glen Lyn, cable is preferable over wireless because wired connections tend to be able to provide faster speeds. 83.33 percent of the population can get service from cable.
Keep in mind that since FCC data is collected twice a year and only made public six months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
Most Glen Lyn homes have 2 providers that can provide service at that address. Competition is desireable. It means most customers have at least two providers competing on pricing. This high level of competition isn't distributed evenly, however. even in 2021, a surprising 69.79 of residents still have only one option for broadband Internet services.
While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Suddenlink Communications is also in the area with coverage for 83 percent of addresses and a recorded top speed of 1,000 Mbps. Fixed wireless plans from brands like GigaBeam Networks can connect customers to 50 Mbps or more using wireless relays. See the interactive map below to see how many options residents have at a granular level, and the "Download Speeds" tab to compare how local ISPs compare in real-world speed tests.
Internet Statistics 2021
69.8% of consumers in Glen Lyn100 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 Glen Lyn, Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Suddenlink Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||83.3%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
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.
Data Caps on Glen Lyn Internet Plans
Internet providers have decided to impose "data caps" onto their residential Internet plans recently. This trend holds true for Glen Lyn, with ISPs such as Suddenlink adding capped plans. It's not a large issue for most Internet subscribers, but may affect users who share their plan or "power users" who download a lot of HD or 4K video. Data caps on cable bundles are usually in the neighborhood of one Terabyte, which is a problem for less than 1% of Internet users, according to a report from Comcast. Suddenlink Communications customers in Glen Lyn should double check data limits when signing up.