Internet Providers in Cedar Grove, West Virginia

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cedar Grove, WV
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 6.36 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 21.93%

Internet Access in Cedar Grove, West Virginia

The average census block area in Cedar Grove has access to, on average, 2.37 Internet providers. This means that most households in the area have at least 2-3 choices for Internet service.

Considering the technologies in Cedar Grove, there are basically two options: cable (Suddenlink Communications, for example) and DSL (providers like Frontier Communications).

We should note here that since FCC data is currently only tallied up biannually and only made public six months later, availability shown here may not be complete. We collect coverage data directly from some Internet providers to help reduce the lag time.

Suddenlink Communications is also a commonly available Internet option in Cedar Grove, offering Cable service available to 78 percent of the area. King Street Wireless is another alternative wireless service for 91 percent of the area. Keep in mind that fixed wireless requires roof access or proximity to a King Street Wireless tower or access point.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the largest providers in Cedar Grove in terms of coverage. These telecom companies frequently cover the same addresses in different neighborhoods around Cedar Grove.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Cedar Grove, West Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Suddenlink Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cedar Grove, West Virginia

  • Suddenlink - 78.1% Availability in Cedar Grove - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - 67.6% Availability in Cedar Grove - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Cedar Grove - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Cedar Grove - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cedar Grove

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Cedar Grove is the 449th most connected city in West Virginia behind Charleston, Seth, Belle, Elkview, and Montgomery.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Kanawha 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 54% of Cedar Grove 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 Kanawha County, approximately 17,000 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 Cord Cutting Around Cedar Grove

Data collected by our research team shows that many of the common ISPs in the area use data caps on residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since users view caps as a strategy to discourage "cord cutting". Providers explain caps are a necessary tool for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the culprit is streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Cedar Grove

Provider Type Coverage Speed
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 91.6%+ 1.0 Mbps
Suddenlink Communications Cable 78.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 67.6%+ 115 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Suddenlink Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 27.0%+ 115 Mbps

Compare Cedar Grove to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cedar Grove 6.4 Mbps 5 $0.50 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +342.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +100.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +93.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +105.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +108.9 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )