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Internet Providers in Tazewell, Virginia
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Internet Access in Tazewell, Virginia
Tazewell addresses have an average of 2.89 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 High Speed Internet 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.
Internet Statistics 2021
15.9% of consumers in Tazewell1,000 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 Tazewell, Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Point Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||18.1%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||4.9%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Burke's Garden Telephone Company||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s||3.9%|
|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.
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.
Compare Tazewell to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Tazewell||61.7 Mbps||9||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +472.7 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +87.1 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +98.9 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +107.8 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +100.4 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|