Internet Providers in Elbert, West Virginia

Most Popular Internet Providers in Elbert, West Virginia:

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  • 1. Frontier
    82% Available
    82%

    Available

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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 30-30mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $49.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Shentel
    87.1% Available
    87.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    50 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Installation: Includes installation.
    • Price Range: $50 - $200
  • 5. 5. GigaBeam Networks
    5.8% Available
    5.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    100 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes installation.
    • Price Range: $59 - $149
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    3 Mbps
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    1.5 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-3mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. Verizon
    5.8% Available
    5.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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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
Shentel 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 87.1%
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

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Approximately 800 people in McDowell 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.

Fiber Availability: 87% of people living in Elbert have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 71% of Elbert 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 McDowell County, approximately 3,000 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 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.