Internet Providers in Arthurdale, West Virginia

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Residential Internet Statistics for Arthurdale, WV
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 0 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 35.48%

Internet Access in Arthurdale, West Virginia

The average Arthurdale household has access to Internet service through 1.62 different providers.

Frontier Communications is also a common broadband option for Arthurdale, offering DSL service in 97 percent of the area.

We should note here that since FCC data is only collected twice a year and only released six or more months after, availability shown in the results below may not reflect the latest network expansions. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this problem.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Arthurdale's most widely available wired Internet providers.

DSL is the main kind of Internet with coverage in Arthurdale worth considering. To see more detailed results, enter your zip code in our search tool above.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Arthurdale, West Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Atlantic Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Arthurdale, West Virginia

  • Frontier - 97.8% Availability in Arthurdale - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Atlantic Broadband - 64.5% Availability in Arthurdale - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Arthurdale - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Arthurdale - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Arthurdale

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Arthurdale is the 80th most connected city in West Virginia ahead of Albright, Reedsville, Tunnelton, and Masontown, but behind Kingwood.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Preston 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 65% of Arthurdale 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 Preston County, approximately 12,000 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 Around Arthurdale

Data from our research team shows that top providers in Arthurdale currently place some sort of limit on data use on residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue since customers view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers maintain data caps are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the issue is streaming video, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Arthurdale

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Frontier Communications DSL 97.8%+ 115 Mbps
Atlantic Broadband Cable 64.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Atlantic Broadband Cable and Fiber 76.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps