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Internet Providers in Beech Bottom, West Virginia
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Internet Access in Beech Bottom, West Virginia
There are 7 ISPs in Beech Bottom with residential connections. Including business Internet, there are 10 companies overall,.
The information on this page is sourced via FCC coverage reports specific to the area. Then, it's through private databases and direct provider reporting to create more useful resources than is available from the FCC directly. Speeds and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans every year. We've analyzed 217 Beech Bottom Internet plans since 2014. There are 29 Internet or bundled packages currently available.
Considering network technology offered the area, the most common physical wire broadband Internet tech types are DSL and Satellite, with 83.72% and practically one hundred percent respectively. Phone providers are the main source for DSL service, which makes technical sense because DSL transmits Internet data via telephone wires. DSL is outperformed by all other wired Internet options.
Viasat Internet is the most widely available provider in Beech Bottom. The company is available to virtually one hundred percent of Beech Bottom addresses. HughesNet is also a common option, serving close to one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite Internet service. HughesNet's strongest plan for Beech Bottom is 25 Mbps.
On the whole, the choice between Internet providers in Beech Bottom isn't strong (2.89 providers available in the average census block). It isn't much, but it's enough to drive competition on price and service quality that is good for those who live in better connected parts of the city.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Beech Bottom, West Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||987 Mbps||Cable||8s||18.0%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Massillon Cable TV||100 Mbps||Cable||1m 21s||98.3%|
|Centre TV Cable||50 Mbps||Cable||2m 43s||66.5%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||83.7%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 Beech Bottom
Data collected by our researchers suggests that top ISPs in the area place some sort of limit on data use on residential broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue since customers see them as a strategy to limit streaming services. Providers explain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Beech Bottom to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Beech Bottom||7.7 Mbps||7||$2.92 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +526.7 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +141.1 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +152.9 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +161.8 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +154.4 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|