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Internet Providers in Harrisville, West Virginia
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Internet Access in Harrisville, West Virginia
Consumers have access to 13 Internet service providers (ISPs) operating in Harrisville. There are 2 LTE companies, and 8 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
The average Harrisville household has 2-3 providers to choose from. Competition is good. It tends to improve prices and service quality at a given address. This high level of competition isn't distributed evenly, though. even in 2022, a surprising 41.33 of the local population still has only one option for wired broadband services.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Harrisville's most common wired Internet providers.
Wireless Internet options like fixed wireless have a variety of key caveats that make them far from preferable for broadband access. Data caps are the biggest problem, although it's worth noting fixed wireless data caps are often more comparable to those on wired DSL and cable service.
Broadband availability stats on the page below are based on public government data from the FCC and private data collected directly from telecoms or via private sources. Average statistics about speed averages is sourced from M-Labs. The BroadbandNow market researchers have hand-aggregated package pricing on 119 Internet plans within the Harrisville market to date.
Internet Statistics 2022
41.3% of consumers in Harrisville1,000 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 Harrisville, West Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||72.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||72.0%|
|Armstrong||10 Mbps||DSL||13m 39s||22.4%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Harrisville
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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 Harrisville
Data from our market research team shows that many of the top ISPs in Harrisville use data caps for their home broadband plans. Data caps are disliked because customers see caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers maintain that caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Harrisville to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Harrisville||15.5 Mbps||8||$0.73 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +530.1 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +145.8 Mbps )||20 ( +12 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +165.4 Mbps )||19 ( +11 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +171.1 Mbps )||26 ( +18 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +163.6 Mbps )||10 ( +2 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|