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Internet Providers in Orange, Virginia
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Internet Access in Orange, Virginia
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Orange. HughesNet is also widely available.
There's a strong amount of competition between companies in Orange, but 2,000 residents are still without access to multiple providers. If these customers aren't satisfied by the quality of service, they have to rely on a poor quality wireless option. Thankfully, this issue isn't widespread in Orange. The majority of households have 3 options for broadband-grade Internet service.
Cable and DSL are the dominant network options in the Orange area. They are frequently overlapping and generally competing on service quality. Coaxial cable speed is usually better, but overall performance found with either network system are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies based on the network infrastructure in a given neighborhood.
XFINITY from Comcast and Verizon High Speed Internet also provide coverage in Orange, often competing for the same customers.
The broadband coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of governmental data from the FCC and private datasets we collect from telecom industry sources. Statistics about speed averages comes primarily via M-Labs, which is the speed test utility shown within BroadbandNow and Google queries.  Our market research team has hand-gathered package pricing for 294 Internet packages in Orange to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
25.7% of consumers in Orange2,000 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 Orange, Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||87.1%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Orange
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.
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 Orange
Data from our research team suggests that some of the top providers in Orange use data caps for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are disliked since customers see caps as a strategy to stop video streaming. Providers explain they are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is over-the-top streaming services, which can use one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Compare Orange to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Orange||71.6 Mbps||7||$0.31 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +462.8 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.41 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +77.2 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +89 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +97.9 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +90.5 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|