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Internet Providers in Hartfield, Virginia
Residential Internet Statistics for Hartfield, VA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$52.49|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Hartfield, Virginia:
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Internet Access in Hartfield, Virginia
Information on this page is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage reporting. Our data also includes direct provider reports to further validate and enhance that data down to the census block level. Plane and pricing data is gathered by our data science division. BroadbandNow has collected and verified 146 broadband plans in Hartfield since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 704 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Considering network tech in use within Hartfield, the most prevalent hardwired broadband technology options are DSL (97.50 percent coverage) and Satellite (practically one hundred percent coverage). Phone providers usually offer DSL service, because DSL transmits Internet data via phone lines. DSL is the slowest of all other wired broadband services except dial-up.
So far as coverage options, the average Hartfield home will have 3-4 companies at a given address, or exactly 3.57 Internet providers in each census block. Only 4.16 percent of the Hartfield population have one or fewer options for home broadband.
Verizon High Speed Internet is an alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer a maximum speed of 15 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only choice for Internet for residents of Hartfield. fixed wireless outfits like Northern Neck Wireless Internet are able to deliver 15 Mbps via direct wireless technology.
According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Hartfield in terms of coverage. As the interactive maps below show, these telecom companies frequently compete at addresses around Hartfield.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hartfield, Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Atlantic Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||96.8%|
|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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 and Video Streaming Around Hartfield
Data collected by our researchers suggests that common ISPs in Hartfield currently place a limit on streaming on residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since customers view them as a strategy to stop streaming services. Providers maintain that they are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the problem is video streaming, which can eat up 1–7GB/hour.
Compare Hartfield to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hartfield||51.2 Mbps||6||$1.10 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +483.2 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +97.6 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +109.4 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +118.3 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +110.9 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|