Internet Providers in Falling Waters, WV

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Residential Internet Statistics for Falling Waters, WV
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $54.16

Internet Access in Falling Waters, West Virginia

Consumers have access to 12 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Falling Waters. There are 4 LTE providers.

We should note that since FCC coverage data is collected twice annually and only published 6+ months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Falling Waters's most widely available wired broadband options.

Cable providers like XFINITY from Comcast and DSL Internet service providers like Frontier Communications are the main broadband infrastructure types with availability in Falling Waters.

Overall, the choice between ISPs in Falling Waters isn't strong (2.96 companies registered per census block). 2 providers per address isn't much, but it's sufficient to drive competition on price that is good for consumer living in more competitive neighborhoods.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Falling Waters, West Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Falling Waters, West Virginia

  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.7% Availability in Falling Waters - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 95.5% Availability in Falling Waters - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Falling Waters - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Falling Waters - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Providers in Nearby Cities

Internet Provider Competition Map For Falling Waters

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Falling Waters is the 84th most connected city in West Virginia ahead of Williamsport, Hedgesville, and Clear Spring, but behind Shepherdstown and Martinsburg.

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

Approximately 500 people in Berkeley 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 95% of Falling Waters 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 Berkeley County, approximately 6,000 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 in Falling Waters

Data collected by our researchers shows that some of the popular providers in Falling Waters use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because subscribers view them as a tactic to discourage streaming. Providers maintain that caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Falling Waters

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Telegia Communications Fixed Wireless 98.7%+ 30 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 95.5%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Telegia Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 99.3%+ Call For Speed Availability
Shentel Fiber 20.8%+ -- Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 1.1%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Falling Waters to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Falling Waters 62.1 Mbps 5 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +353.3 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +56.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +54.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +65.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +65.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.37 ( + $0.00 )