Internet Providers in Surry, VA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Surry, VA
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $72.4

Internet Access in Surry, Virginia

As evidence in the listings on this page, wireless Internet is is the only meaningfully affordable broadband technology for Surry and the surrounding area.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As you might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Surry.

The broadband packages shown on this page are manually collected through our data team. The 21 packages shown are the most current out of 155 broadband packages we've seen in Surry to date.

Rural Broadband - PGEC is one of the top three providers in Surry. They are available to 43 percent of local addresses.

Overall, Internet service competition is extremely poor in Surry — as is evident in the map, which visualizes how many companies have coverage for a given block.

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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 Surry, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Rural Broadband - PGEC 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Surry, Virginia

  • Rural Broadband - PGEC - Fiber - 43.6% Availability in Surry - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Surry - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Surry - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Surry

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Surry is the 516th most connected city in Virginia ahead of Fort Eustis and Spring Grove, but behind Waverly, Wakefield, and Williamsburg.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Surry 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: 44% of people living in Surry 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.

In Surry County, approximately 3,000 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 Caps and Cord Cutting in Surry

Data from our research team suggests that some of the top ISPs place a limit on streaming on home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because customers view caps as a tactic to limit streaming. Providers maintain that caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which can eat up 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Surry

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Rural Broadband - PGEC Fiber 43.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rural Broadband - PGEC Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 20.4%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Surry to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Surry 3.9 Mbps 4 $0.72 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +411.5 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +115 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +112.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +123.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +123.7 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )