Internet Providers in Fairview, WV

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Residential Internet Statistics for Fairview, WV
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 12
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $53.73

Internet Access in Fairview, West Virginia

The average Fairview address has access to Internet service from 1.16 companies.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread option in Fairview. close to one hundred percent of the Fairview area can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most common second option, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite Internet service. The fastest Internet plan listed by HughesNet for Fairview is 25 megabits per second.

Frontier Communications provides an second choice. They offer a top download speed of 24 Mbps.

The data listed here is sourced via provider coverage reports specific to Fairview. Then, it is enhanced using privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to provide more detailed results than is available from government websites. Data about speeds and pricing of current broadband plans is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points annually. We've analyzed 313 Fairview Internet plans from 2014–present. There are 51 Internet deals currently marketed in the area.

DSL is the main kind of Internet with coverage in Fairview worth considering. Enter a local zip in the search tool to search our database for more detailed results.

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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 Fairview, West Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 2.5%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Suddenlink Communications 940 Mbps Cable 8s 4.6%
Zito Media 200 Mbps Cable 40s 16.4%
West Side Telecommunications 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s 36.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 56.6%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fairview

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Fairview is the 392nd most connected city in West Virginia ahead of Mount Morris, but behind Fairmont, Farmington, Mannington, and Rivesville.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Monongalia 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 27% of Fairview 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 Monongalia County, approximately 53,000 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 Around Fairview

Data from our researchers suggests that many of the top ISPs in the area currently use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since customers view caps as a strategy to limit streaming, while providers maintain that data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Compare Fairview to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fairview 14.9 Mbps 7 $0.36 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +519.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +133.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +145.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +154.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +147.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )