Internet Service Providers in Meadowview, Virginia

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Residential Internet Statistics for Meadowview, VA
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 4.95 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.59%

Internet Access in Meadowview, Virginia

There are two Internet providers in Meadowview: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service, with download speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability for near one hundred percent of the population. As for HughesNet, they provide Satellite, with coverage for practically one hundred percent of the area and advertised speeds of 25 Mbps.

In terms of Internet service options, Meadowview features widespread coverage for all three major Internet technologies: fiber, cable, and/or DSL. Among the local options, Fiber service is generally the better option, and has 98.60 percent availability within the area.

The Internet packages displayed on this page are manually gathered through our data analysis staff.

Point Broadband and CenturyLink also provide Internet service in Meadowview, often competing for the same customers.

To summarize, most Meadowview residents have 2-3 options for Internet. In Virginia, this is pretty much the norm. Meadowview ranks 231st out of 714 Virginia cities as measured by the amount of broadband availability at local addresses.

  • There are 8 internet providers in Meadowview with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Meadowview is the 231st most connected city in Virginia ahead of Chilhowie and Damascus, but behind Abingdon, Saltville, and Glade Spring.
  • The fastest zip code in Meadowview for February 2021 is 24361. (see all below).

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Meadowview, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Point Broadband 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Meadowview, Virginia

  • Point Broadband - 98.6% Availability in Meadowview - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 97.9% Availability in Meadowview - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 71.0% Availability in Meadowview - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Meadowview - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Meadowview - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Meadowview

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Meadowview is the 231st most connected city in Virginia ahead of Chilhowie and Damascus, but behind Abingdon, Saltville, and Glade Spring.

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

Approximately 100 people in Washington 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: 99% of people living in Meadowview 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 98% of Meadowview 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.

As of this month, 24361 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Meadowview.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Washington County, approximately 400 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.

Internet Coverage Surrounding Emory & Henry College

Students living within 2 miles of Emory & Henry College can expect to have a selection of 1 Internet providers. As elsewhere in Meadowview, Viasat and HughesNet are the most common options. Averaging out the 88 speed tests we've collected in the same zip as Emory & Henry College, students residing in the area should expect to see average downloadspeeds around 4.95. These speeds can be limiting for video and cloud applications. Students in technical disciplines should avoid sharing a connection with house mates, and consider plugging into the modem or router with ethernet to improve speeds. That said, since these averages are calculated on public speed test data, they often trend lower than actual top speeds available in an area. Use the zip search field on this page to see the latest information on broadband internet options at a specific address.

Data Caps in Meadowview

Many Internet providers have begun to increase the use of data "plans" onto their residential Internet plans in recent years. The market trend holds true in the Meadowview market, with Internet choices like Xfinity advertising capped plans. This doesn't matter for most residents, but might be an issue for those that share their plan or "power users" who download or upload a large amount of HD or 4K video. For those with data usage concerns, look for fiber in the area with the search tool at the top of this page. Fiber is sometimes a bit more expensive. However, they usually offer non-capped data since fiber line doesn't share cable and DSL's bandwidth limitations.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Meadowview

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Point Broadband Fiber 98.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 97.9%+ 100 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 71.0%+ 1,200 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 55.7%+ 987 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 95.3%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Meadowview to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Meadowview 5 Mbps 5 $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +344.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +102.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +94.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +106.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +110.3 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )