Internet Providers in North Tazewell, VA

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Residential Internet Statistics for North Tazewell, VA
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 13
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $66.05

Internet Access in North Tazewell, Virginia

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in North Tazewell. HughesNet is also a common option.

The packages shown here are gathered by hand by our data science team.

Most people in North Tazewell have more than one ISPs available to them. That said, this number tends to change depending on which neighborhood you're looking at. The map provided below illustrates how competition changes in different parts of the city.

So far as Internet service options, North Tazewell has widespread coverage for every major wired Internet varieties: fiber and copper-based cable/DSL. Fiber service is usually the stronger option, and has 62.28 percent coverage around the area.

Outside of the Internet options listed above, Verizon High Speed Internet is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in 91 percent of North Tazewell. Wireless providers like GigaBeam Networks and satellite Internet companies like are also worth looking at. However, the main wired providers are usually a stronger deal when it comes to speed and price.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 North Tazewell, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Point Broadband 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 62.3%
Spectrum 400 Mbps Cable 20s 75.9%
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 34.4%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For North Tazewell

North Tazewell Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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North Tazewell is the 77th most connected city in Virginia ahead of Bluefield, Pocahontas, Tazewell, Cedar Bluff, and Pounding Mill.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Tazewell 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: 62% of people living in North Tazewell 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 95% of North Tazewell 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 Tazewell County, approximately 2,000 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 and Cord Cutting Around North Tazewell

Data collected by our researchers shows that many of the popular providers in the area currently use data caps for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are disliked because subscribers view caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Compare North Tazewell to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
North Tazewell 54.3 Mbps 7 $0.32 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +480.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +94.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +106.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +115.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +107.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )