Internet Service Providers in Gilbert, West Virginia

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Residential Internet Statistics for Gilbert, WV
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 1.21 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 1.76%

Internet Access in Gilbert, West Virginia

The two most frequently available wired Internet options in Gilbert are DSL networks followed by Satellite. Our records show that DSL reaches a 95.68 percent footprint, compared to the virtually one hundred percent Satellite penetration.

6.08 percent of the Gilbert area is stuck with only one or zero Internet choices. Adjusting for all addresses in city limits, the average resident has at least 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. In general, areas with better competition usually get lower pricing as the providers will improve service to win customers.

Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As residents might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

The packages displayed here are manually gathered through our data science division. The 28 Internet packages shown are the most recent of 133 broadband packages we've aggregated in Gilbert to date.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Shentel also serves the area with coverage for 98 percent of addresses and a top speed of 1,000 Mbps. Plans from companies such as King Street Wireless connect customers to 1 Mbps or more using direct wireless links. Explore the map below to compare how many options residents have on the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Gilbert, West Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Shentel 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Inter Mountain Cable 750 Mbps Cable 10s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Gilbert, West Virginia

  • Shentel - 98.2% Availability in Gilbert - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - 95.7% Availability in Gilbert - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • IMCTV - 3.2% Availability in Gilbert - Speeds up to 750 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Gilbert - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Gilbert - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Gilbert

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Gilbert is the 237th most connected city in West Virginia ahead of Oceana, Hurley, Phelps, and Iaeger, but behind Logan.

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 Mingo 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 94% of Gilbert 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 Mingo County, approximately 10,000 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 Caps Among Gilbert Internet Providers

Internet providers have begun to impose data limits onto home Internet plans as of late. This trend holds true for the Gilbert market, with local Internet choices like Shentel selling capped plans. It's not a major concern for the majority of Internet subscribers, but it can affect households that share their connection with multiple other household members or techies who consume a large amount of 4K video. Caps on cable packages tend to be about one Terabyte, which is way more than is used by 99% of customers, according to reports from Xfinity. Potential Shentel customers should verify data caps before signing a contract.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Gilbert

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Shentel Cable 98.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 95.7%+ 115 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 46.8%+ 1.0 Mbps
Inter Mountain Cable Cable 3.2%+ 750 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
Inter Mountain Cable Cable 0.6%+ 750 Mbps

Compare Gilbert to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Gilbert 1.2 Mbps 6 $1.14 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +347.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +105.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +98.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +110.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +114.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )