Internet Providers in Paint Bank, VA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Paint Bank, VA
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $58.97

Internet Access in Paint Bank, Virginia

The average Paint Bank location can get access to broadband service through 1.31 providers.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet options in Paint Bank.

DSL providers deliver broadband service using pre-existing telephone wires. This is why DSL is marketed through telecommunication companies that historically offered landline telephone plans. DSL (standing for Digital Subscriber Line) network technology is available to 96.43 percent of the area. See the data visualization tools directly below to get an idea of how advertised download speeds align with actual speed and throughput.

Remember that since FCC data is only collected biannually and only published six months after filing, provider availability shown in the results above may not include the most recent expansions or regional changes. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the delay.

Aside from the Internet options detailed above, TDS Telecom provides a third choice for coverage in 96 percent of the Paint Bank area.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Paint Bank, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Lumos Networks 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
TDS Telecom 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Paint Bank, Virginia

  • TDS - DSL - 96.4% Availability in Paint Bank - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Lumos - Fiber - 35.0% Availability in Paint Bank - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Paint Bank - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Paint Bank - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Paint Bank

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Paint Bank is the 701st most connected city in Virginia behind Covington, New Castle, Ronceverte, Lewisburg, and Union.

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

Approximately 35 people in Craig 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: 35% of people living in Paint Bank 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 35% of Paint Bank 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 Craig County, approximately 1,000 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 Around Paint Bank

Data from our research team suggests that top ISPs in the area use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since users view caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming services, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Paint Bank

Provider Type Coverage Speed
TDS Telecom DSL 96.4%+ 100 Mbps
Lumos Networks Fiber 35.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Lumos Networks Fiber 0.0%+ 1,000 Mbps