Internet Providers in Tazewell, VA

Residential Internet Statistics for Tazewell, VA
Internet Service Providers: 8
Plans Start From: $32.95
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Tazewell, Virginia:

Showing 1 to 10 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    87.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *400 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    87.5% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    32.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    32.6% Available
  • 3. Verizon
    87.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    87.5% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    32.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    32.6% Available
  • 7. 7. GigaBeam Networks
    87.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    87.2% Available
  • 8. 8. Point Broadband
    25.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    25.4% Available
  • 9. 9. SmythNet
    5.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    5.9% Available
  • 10. 10. Burke's Garden Telephone Company
    3.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    3.9% Available

Quick Links:

Looking for internet plans in your area?

Internet Access in Tazewell, Virginia

Tazewell addresses have an average of 2.98 Internet providers to choose from. This is common amount of options for the US, seeing as most Internet providers were formerly cable television and landline telephone providers. Most houses have long been wired for both.

Spectrum is also a commonly available broadband option for Tazewell, offering Cable service available to 87 percent of the area. GigaBeam Networks offers an alternative wireless service for 87 percent of local residents, although it has to have roof access and line of site with a GigaBeam Networks access point.

Cable and DSL providers like Verizon make up the top broadband network systems with availability in Tazewell.

We should note here that since FCC data is only collected biannually and only published six months after, availability shown here may not be complete. Our process incorporates availability data directly from some major companies to help reduce this delay.

Viasat Internet is the most frequently available provider overall, covering near one hundred percent of Tazewell residents. HughesNet is available to virtually one hundred percent of the population. The top speed recorded for Viasat reaches 100 Mbps. HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, any speed over 10 megabits per second is sufficient to stream standard definition videos on WiFi, but becomes an issue when multiple users try to use modern services like Google Hangouts, cloud apps, and etc. See the coverage maps below to see Internet options on a granular level in Tazewell.

Are you a journalist or researcher writing about this topic?

Contact us and we'll connect you with a broadband market expert on our team who can provide insights and data to support your work.

Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Tazewell, Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Point Broadband 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 25.4%
Spectrum 400 Mbps Cable 20s 87.5%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Burke's Garden Telephone Company 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s 3.9%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 32.6%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 32.6%
900 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

Reference

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Tazewell is the 145th most connected city in Virginia ahead of North Tazewell, Pocahontas, Cedar Bluff, Bluefield, and Pounding Mill.

Reference

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Tazewell County don't have access to any wired internet.

Reference

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 29% of people living in Tazewell have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 84% of Tazewell residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

Reference

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Tazewell County, approximately 3,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

Reference

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Map of ISPs in Tazewell

Tazewell Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
Click here to initialize interactive map

Compare Tazewell to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Tazewell 53.4 Mbps 11 $0.64 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +528.3 Mbps ) 22 ( +11 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +119.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +146.3 Mbps ) 20 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +148.8 Mbps ) 27 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +143.1 Mbps ) 11 $0.39 ( $0.00 )