Internet Providers in Honaker, VA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Honaker, VA
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 14
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $87.76

Internet Access in Honaker, Virginia

There are an average of 2.51 ISPs in each census block in Honaker. This means that the majority of locations within city limits have a minimum of 2-3 options for Internet.

Coverage from the two biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Honaker.

The Internet packages listed above are gathered individually by our research team. The 46 plans shown are the most recent of 228 plans we've gathered in Honaker to date.

Point Broadband and Verizon High Speed Internet can also provide coverage in Honaker, with 69 percent and 56 percent penetration respectively.

DSL is the main kind of broadband with coverage in Honaker worth considering. The lack of robust wired Internet services in Honaker is to blame for low average download speeds. Honaker average download speeds rank 133.83% under the Virginia average. In spite of these issues, 16.2 Mbps can handle common applications such as Netflix. Data caps are common in Honaker. Data limits create more issues when it comes to video streaming than Internet speed alone.

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 Honaker, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Point Broadband 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Shentel 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
SCTC 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
iGoTechnology 200 Mbps Fiber 40s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Honaker, Virginia

  • Point Broadband - Fiber - 69.0% Availability in Honaker - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Shentel - Cable - 52.8% Availability in Honaker - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • SCTC - Fiber - 3.7% Availability in Honaker - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • iGoTechnology - Fiber - 3.6% Availability in Honaker - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Honaker - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Honaker - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Honaker

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Honaker is the 237th most connected city in Virginia ahead of Raven, Swords Creek, Richlands, and Cleveland, but behind Lebanon.

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 Russell 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: 69% of people living in Honaker 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 60% of Honaker 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 Russell County, approximately 3,000 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 Around Honaker

Data collected by our researchers shows that top ISPs in Honaker use data caps for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue because consumers view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming services, while providers insist caps are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the issue is video streaming, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Honaker

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Point Broadband Fiber 69.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Shentel Cable 52.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
GigaBeam Networks Fixed Wireless 48.8%+ 50 Mbps
iGo Technology Fixed Wireless 16.6%+ 50 Mbps
SCTC Fiber 3.7%+ 100 Mbps
iGoTechnology Fiber 3.6%+ 200 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
GigaBeam Networks Fixed Wireless 64.6%+ 75 Mbps
iGo Technology Fixed Wireless 22.0%+ 50 Mbps
Shentel Fiber 25.0%+ -- Mbps
iGo Technology Fiber 12.1%+ 200 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 2.9%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Honaker to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Honaker 16.2 Mbps 9 $0.75 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +399.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +102.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +100 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +111.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +111.4 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )