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Internet Providers in Manassas, Virginia
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Internet Access in Manassas, Virginia
There are 6 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Manassas marketing residential connections, and a total of 25 including specialized smb, enterprise, and mobile providers such as Windstream and XFINITY from Comcast. (Note that some might be "double entries" as many companies market residential and business services separately.)
The information on this page comes via provider coverage reports specific to the area, and is confirmed with privatized data sources to provide more detailed listings than is available from the FCC directly. Lit address data is currently only available for select providers. Data about pricing and speed of listed broadband plans is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points annually.
Considering network technology available Manassas, we see that the most frequently available physical wire broadband technology types are Cable and Fiber, with 99.00% and 91.87% respectively. TV providers are the main source for cable Internet service, thanks to the fact that they can leverage pre-existing coaxial TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Cable often makes sense for Manassas residents due to the strong speeds in an attainable price range. Fiber technology uses future-proofed Fiber-optical transmission lines, which are composed of hair-like glass or plastic strands which can transmit digital data as light. Thanks largely tothe prevalence of fiber infrastructure, broadband download rates within Manassas rank 34.27% above the Virginia average. Not all "Fiber" connections reach the subscriber address, however. Some switch to to copper cables once in the "last mile." As a result, not all fiber connections offer true "gigabit" performance.
Viasat Internet has the widest availability in Manassas. near one hundred percent of Manassas census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, serving close to one hundred percent of Manassas with predominantly Satellite Internet service. The fastest plan advertised by HughesNet in Manassas is 25 Mbps.
To summarize, the average Manassas resident has 2-3 options for Internet. Manassas ranks 84th in terms of the number of providers available per resident.
Internet Statistics 2021
2.7% of consumers in Manassas3,000 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 Manassas, Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||99.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Manassas
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 Manassas to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Manassas||308.7 Mbps||6||$0.27 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +236.9 Mbps )||19 ( +13 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( -147.4 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( -127.8 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( -122.1 Mbps )||24 ( +18 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( -129.6 Mbps )||9 ( +3 )||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|