Internet Providers in Burnsville, West Virginia

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Residential Internet Statistics for Burnsville, WV
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 0 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 17.63%

Internet Access in Burnsville, West Virginia

Burnsville features two dominent Internet technology options to grapple with: cable (82.37% availability) and DSL (92.96% availability). Cable Internet service is provided through TV companies using coaxial copper TV wires strung up on utility poles. DSL is delivered over phone wires. The vast majority of Burnsville neighborhoods and blocks can access both cable service and/or DSL from competing providers.

We should note here that since FCC data is tallied up twice a year and only released 6+ months after, provider availability shown in the results above may not reflect the most recent network expansions.

Frontier Communications is also a common Internet choice in Burnsville, offering mainly DSL connections in 92 percent of Burnsville. King Street Wireless offers an alternative wireless service to near one hundred percent of Burnsville. Keep in mind that it requires roof access and proximity to a King Street Wireless tower or access point.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most common Internet choices in Burnsville.

Click through the interactive map shown below to explore Internet service market competition at a granular census block level. You should find that while most addresses have around 3-4 options for service, some areas are less fortunate and might only have one company available. A notable 22.06 percent of local residents are in this situation.

Internet Statistics 2021

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

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Burnsville, West Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Shentel 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Burnsville, West Virginia

  • Frontier - 93.0% Availability in Burnsville - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Shentel - 82.4% Availability in Burnsville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Burnsville - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Burnsville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Burnsville

Burnsville Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Burnsville is the 6th most connected city in West Virginia ahead of Weston, Glenville, Gassaway, Sutton, and French Creek.

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 Braxton 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 78% of Burnsville 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 Braxton County, approximately 8,000 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 and Video Streaming in Burnsville

Data collected by our researchers suggests that some of the popular providers in Burnsville place some sort of limit on data use for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since consumers see them as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the issue is video streaming, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Burnsville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 1.0 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 93.0%+ 115 Mbps
Shentel Cable 82.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Micrologic Fixed Wireless 77.6%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
Micrologic Fixed Wireless 98.3%+ 25 Mbps
Shentel Fiber 76.2%+ 1,000 Mbps