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Internet Providers in Elbert, West Virginia
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Internet Access in Elbert, West Virginia
DSL is the only wired broadband network type with a meaningful level of availability at addresses in Elbert. As of the latest data, it's available to around 82.01 percent of Elbert. DSL Internet service reaches subscribers by phone wires, which is the reason it is provided by telephone companies, such as Frontier Communications.
Shentel is another common Internet option in Elbert. They offer Fiber service available to 87 percent of Elbert.
Since FCC coverage data is currently only collected biannually and only made public 6+ months after, availability shown here may not be complete.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Elbert's primary wired Internet options.
For a detailed look at how broadband access varies throughout the area, activate the map below and use the zoom tools to navigate. Averaged over all addresses, the average amount of market availability is 1.75 service providers in each census block. This leaves 29.5% of residents with only one provider.
- There are 7 internet providers in Elbert with 5 of those offering residential service
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Elbert, West Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||82.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Elbert
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Elbert
Data collected by our market research team shows that many of the popular ISPs in the area currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their home broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers see caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming. Providers insist they are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the problem is streaming video, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.