How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Occoquan, Virginia
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Internet Access in Occoquan, Virginia
Internet network quality in the Occoquan area is comparatively well-maintained. The city has average speeds 35.67% higher than Virginia's average.
The packages displayed here are collected by hand through our research division. The 29 packages displayed above are the most current out of 268 plans we've collected in Occoquan to date.
Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
2 Internet options per block isn't a particularly strong level of choice, but it's sufficient to reduce pricing in Occoquan neighborhoods with provider overlap. Choice can vary depending on neighborhood.
Outside of the Internet options listed above, XFINITY from Comcast is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in 99 percent of Occoquan.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Occoquan, Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting Around Occoquan
Data collected by our researchers shows that popular ISPs in the area currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since customers see caps as a tactic to limit video streaming, while providers insist they are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Occoquan to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Occoquan||292 Mbps||5||$0.31 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +242.4 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -143.2 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -131.4 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -122.5 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -129.9 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|