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%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Meadowview, Virginia
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 Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
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.
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
|Point Broadband||Fiber||98.6%+||1,000 Mbps|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||71.0%+||1,200 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 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 )|