Accelerate Virginia Results Report

Added to database on 2011-07-16 21:42:38 for a location in Chatham, VA 24531

Measured download speed: 2.590 mbps
Measured upload speed: 0.730 mbps
Internet access is provided by: Verizon
Connection type is DSL
Location type is Residential
Reported cost for this service is: $51.00
Is this cost part of a bundle? Yes - Internet + Phone
Reported satisfaction level is ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆
The number of other providers reported by the user to offer service at this location is: not reported.
This connection was chosen because Best Value
It is not known whether there are any faster services available at this location.

0 speed tests, including yours, have been recorded in zip code 24531 over the last 12 months.
Of these, 0 were from Residential locations, with an average download speed of 2.914 mbps and an average upload speed of 1.514 mbps.

Your measured download speed of 2.590 mbps is 88.89% of the average download speed calculated from other Residential Internet speed tests run from zip 24531 on this site in the last 12 months.
Your measured upload speed of 0.730 mbps is 48.22% of the average upload speed calculated from other Residential Internet speed tests run from zip 24531 on this site in the last 12 months.

Typical online activities adequately supported by your measured download speed of 2.590 mbps (Based on the FCC's Broadband Speed Guide )

Activity Minimum Download Speed (Mbps) Supported by this Connection?
Email 0.5 yes
Web browsing    
Job searching, navigating government websites 0.5 yes
Interactive pages and short educational videos 1 yes
Streaming radio Less than 0.5 yes
Phone calls (VoIP) Less than 0.5 yes
Watching video    
Standard streaming videos 0.7 yes
Streaming feature movies 1.5 yes
HD-quality streaming movie or university lecture 4 no
Video conferencing    
Basic video conferencing 1 yes
HD video conference and telelearning 4 no
Game console connecting to the Internet 1 yes
Two-way online gaming in HD 4 no

Residential users in this zip code have reported the following providers are offering service, with these average speeds:

Provider Access Technology Average Download (mbps) Average Upload (mbps) Average Rating Sample Size

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