Internet Providers in Martinsburg, OH

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Residential Internet Statistics for Martinsburg, OH
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $69.74

Internet Access in Martinsburg, Ohio

Martinsburg currently has two widespread Internet providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service, with speeds as high as 100 Mbps and coverage in practically one hundred percent of the local area. HughesNet provides Satellite. They have availability in near one hundred percent of Martinsburg.

Spectrum provides an second choice, serving Martinsburg with 96 percent coverage and a maximum speed of 940 Mbps.

In terms of network technology installed in the city, we see that the most widespread wired Internet technology options are Cable and DSL, with 96.64% and 85.98% respectively. Cable Internet is marketed by traditional cable television operators, using preexisting coaxial cable TV networks. Local customers of cable companies like Spectrum generally pick it due to the combination of low prices for decent speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.) DSL service is transmitted by telephone wires on utility poles, and comes from companies like CenturyLink that own copper phone lines. Compared to other copper cables, the twisted copper bundle construction of telephone lines outputs slightly less bandwidth compared to newer wire types such as cable and significantly less than fiber.

As of the latest government reports, 16.64 percent of Martinsburg households (89 residents total) have a single choice for wired Internet, or none.

The coverage stats on this page comes from FCC data. Internet providers in Martinsburg must agree to report coverage data biannually. Using our relationships with Internet providers, we are able to confirm this data against private data including lit addresses reported by Internet providers directly. Our speed averages are calculated from browser-based speed tests from Martinsburg households in the M-Labs database, which is integrated into Google and BroadbandNow. [1] Other statistics and data included on the page below are drawn from NTIA (National Telecommunications and Information Administration) and public Census databases. Looking at plan price and data we pull data manually. Our research staff has found and listed 166 Internet plans in Martinsburg in total, with 21 currently active.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Martinsburg, Ohio

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
CenturyLink 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Martinsburg, Ohio

  • Spectrum - Cable - 96.6% Availability in Martinsburg - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 86.0% Availability in Martinsburg - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Martinsburg - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Martinsburg - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Martinsburg

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Martinsburg is the 871st most connected city in Ohio ahead of Utica, Mount Vernon, and Gambier, but behind Howard and Saint Louisville.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Knox County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Approximately 83% of Martinsburg residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Knox County, approximately 10,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Data Caps in Martinsburg

Many ISPs have added data caps for their home WiFi and broadband plans. Some Internet service providers in Martinsburg — CenturyLink included — have plans with data caps. Data caps in general fall on a wide range, and can be from 250GB all the way to one Terabyte. Most home Internet caps are quite high, meaning they won't affect the majority of subscribers. CenturyLink customers in Martinsburg should double check data use policies while signing up. Don't presume the caps based on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Martinsburg

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 96.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 86.0%+ 80 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 81.1%+ 80 Mbps