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Virginia Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in VA

^ An estimated 5,616,719 Virginia residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

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Internet Availability in VA

^ Collectively (all cities), 80.2% of all Virginia residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 15th in the nation [2].

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Virginia Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Virginia

  • Median Landline Internet speeds in VA [3]
    • Median download speed: 8.76 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 3.41 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 22.31 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 6.96 Mb/s

Landline Internet Speed: Virginia vs. the U.S.

How Virginia landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in Virginia

  • Median Wireless Internet speeds in VA [3]
    • Median download speed: 2.86 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 1.35 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 10.43 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 4.82 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Speed: Virginia vs. the U.S.

How Virginia wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Virginia

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in VA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Optical Carrier50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s
Other Copper Wireline3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in VA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

Featured ISPs for Virginia

AT&T

AT&T

  • High Speed Internet
  • Fast, reliable broadband connections
  • Allows you to connect all Wi-Fi-enabled devices
  • Bundle with phone or other services for bigger discounts
DSL Extreme

DSL Extreme

  • Get fast internet for an unbeatable price!
  • Packages as low as $17.95/month.
  • FREE installation (reg. $199); No phone line required.
  • Up to 75Mbps download speed; Wireless Router included.

Virginia Internet Statistics

Virginia Internet Connectivity

Virginia: 70.2% of residents are connected, with 28.8% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Virginia


  • Virginia Internet Connectivity [1]
    • It is estimated that 5,616,719 Virginia residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, or elsewhere, or they are connected at multiple locations.
    • It is estimated that 2,392,306 Virginia residents are not connected to the Internet at all. This includes not being connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Virginia Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 6,416,821 Virginia residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Virginia

Virginia: The median household income is $70,231; and 12% of households are below poverty level [6].


Virginia Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Virginia Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in VA, median download speeds are 2.41 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 3.83 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in VA [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 10.94 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.8 Mb/s - 20.04 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 3.26 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.72 Mb/s - 4.84 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in VA [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 2.86 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.95 Mb/s - 10.43 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 1.35 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.46 Mb/s - 4.82 Mb/s

Virginia Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Virginia [1]: 70.2% of VA residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 70.2% mark ranks Virginia 27th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 25.2% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 4.9% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 11.3% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 28.8% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 29.9% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Virginia Internet Availability [2]
    • 80.2% of VA residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Virginia 15th in the country.

Virginia Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in VA, median download speeds are 1.7 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 0.94 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in VA [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 10.33 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 3.75 Mb/s - 31.65 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 5.55 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.95 Mb/s - 11.47 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in VA [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 5 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.5 Mb/s - 15.25 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 1.41 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.66 Mb/s - 4.58 Mb/s

Additional information about Virginia

About Virginia

Virginia has a population of approximately 8,001,024, which ranks 11th in the U.S. among all states. [6]

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More about Virginia Internet Access

For more information about Virginia Internet Service Providers, or for additional resources regarding VA Internet service overall, visit Center for Innovative Technology.

More About Virginia

Of all residents in Virginia, 82% have a high school diploma or higher, and 31% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

Virginia Cities

ZIP Codes in VA


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References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau