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Internet Providers in Forest Hill, West Virginia
Residential Internet Statistics for Forest Hill, WV
|Fastest Speed Available:||30 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$49.99|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Forest Hill, West Virginia:
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Internet Access in Forest Hill, West Virginia
DSL Internet is the only high-speed wired network type with a meaningful level of coverage in Forest Hill. As of our latest data, it can be accessed by around 76.60 percent of residents. DSL is delivered over landline telephone wires, which is why DSL often comes from landline phone operators, such as Frontier Communications.
We should note here that since FCC data is currently collected biannually and only released 6+ months after, availability shown here may not be complete.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet options in Forest Hill.
Frontier Communications is also a commonly available Internet choice in Forest Hill. They offer DSL connections in 76 percent of Forest Hill. GigaBeam Networks offers an alternative wireless service worth noting for 55 percent of the area, although it has to have roof access or line of site with a GigaBeam Networks access point.
For more info, activate the map below. You'll find that the average amount of broadband competition is 1.32 service providers in each census block. This low level of competition leaves 100% of residents with inadequate broadband coverage.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Forest Hill600 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 Forest Hill, 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||76.6%|
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps and Cord Cutting in Forest Hill
Data collected by our market research team suggests that some of the popular providers in the area place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since consumers see them as a tactic to limit streaming, while providers explain data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is video streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.