Lake of the Woods, Virginia Broadband Internet Service
Lake of the Woods, VA has a total of 4 options for high speed internet providers that meet the minimum broadband download speed of 25 Mbps. It can be understandably confusing when trying to determine which of these broadband providers to choose. Hopefully we can eliminate some of the guesswork for you by applying our ranking algorithm to those 4 internet service options in Lake of the Woods. The calculation we perform considers the download connection speed, upload connection speed, population covered and overall value provided by each company. Based upon that calculation, our top choice for Lake of the Woods is Xfinity. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Xfinity||Cable||987 Mbps||35 Mbps||100.0%|
|2||Virginia Broadband||wireless||25 Mbps||10 Mbps||99.2%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Lake of the Woods VA Internet Access Options
Studies have shown that the competition from having two or more broadband internet providers in a community leads to lower prices and better overall service.
The chart below graphs the segment of the population which has a choice of internet providers at four different ranges of download speeds.
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Lake of the Woods are compared to Orange County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Virginia overall?
Average download speeds in Lake of the Woods of 32.3 Mbps are faster than the Orange County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Virginia.
Lake of the Woods Internet Access Facts
The average upload speed in Lake of the Woods is 7.19 Mbps. This is 180.9% faster than the Orange County average and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 67.4% of Orange County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 3.2% of Orange County residents
The average internet download speed in Orange County is 13.15 Mbps based upon 33560 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Lake of the Woods is 25.9% faster than the average in Virginia and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average internet download speed in Lake of the Woods is 32.3 Mbps based upon 17624 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Lake of the Woods residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Xfinity as the top provider for Lake of the Woods, Virginia.
Who has the fastest internet service in Lake of the Woods?
Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Lake of the Woods.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Lake of the Woods, Virginia?
The following zip codes were used: 22508
How do the internet speeds in Lake of the Woods compare to other cities in Virginia?
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Lake of the Woods, Virginia?
Xfinity provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Lake of the Woods.
What is cable internet service?
Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.
What download speed do I need to stream movies?
For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Lake of the Woods internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
Zero latency gaming
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Unlikely. Our records indicate there are no DSL providers that offer coverage to more than 15% of residents in Lake of the Woods, Virginia.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
Lake of the Woods Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 260+ channels
- Award winning voice remote
- Customize your plan
- Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app