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< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Elkhorn, West Virginia
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Internet Access in Elkhorn, West Virginia
The Elkhorn area has two main providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. Their network has download speeds up to 100 Mbps and coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the city. As for HughesNet, they provide Satellite. They have coverage in practically one hundred percent of Elkhorn.
The Internet packages shown here are collected individually by our research division. We've gathered 130 Internet packages in Elkhorn since 2014.
Looking at less fortunate neighborhoods in Elkhorn, data shows that as many as 200 people are left with one or fewer choices for broadband-level Internet service.
Due to the lack of wired Internet infrastructure, satellite broadband are the only services with realistic coverage for the average household.
While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, Shentel also serves Elkhorn with a recorded top speed of 1,000 Mbps. Explore the interactive map on this page to compare broadband coverage on a granular level, or check the "Download Speeds" tab to compare how local ISPs compare in speed tests.
Internet Statistics 2021
82.0% of consumers in Elkhorn200 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 Elkhorn, 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||18.0%|
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.