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Internet Providers in Surry, Virginia
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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
100.0% of consumers in Surry2,000 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||Availability|
|Rural Broadband - PGEC||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||43.6%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
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.
Compare Surry to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Surry||5 Mbps||4||$0.63 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +529.4 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +143.8 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +155.6 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +164.5 Mbps )||23 ( +19 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +157.1 Mbps )||8 ( +4 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|