Internet Providers in Hiawatha, West Virginia

Most Popular Internet Providers in Hiawatha, West Virginia:

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  • 1. 1. Frontier
    94.6% Available
    94.6%

    Available

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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 30-30mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $49.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 2. 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 3. 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. U.S. Cellular
    88.6% Available
    88.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    3 Mbps
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    1.5 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-3mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $70 - $155
  • 3. 3. Verizon
    84.6% Available
    84.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Hiawatha, West Virginia

As it stands, DSL is the only wired network type with widespread availability at addresses in Hiawatha proper. As of the latest data pull, it's available to around 94.63 percent of residents. DSL Internet service is delivered by phone wires you see on telephone poles, which is the reason it comes from telephone companies, such as Frontier Communications.

The broadband coverage information on this page is primarily sourced from provider coverage reports specific to the area, and is confirmed with private databases to output more useful results than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speeds and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans each year.

Frontier Communications is an alternative to the primary providers, serving Hiawatha with a maximum download speed of 24 Mbps.

100 percent of Hiawatha residents (100 residents total) are limited to a single option for wired Internet service, or none.

According to the latest FCC filings and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Hiawatha as measured by coverage. As the interactive map below shows, the more common ISPs frequently compete at addresses around Hiawatha.

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 Hiawatha, 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 94.6%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hiawatha

Hiawatha Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Hiawatha is the 556th most connected city in West Virginia behind Pocahontas, Mullens, Rock, Athens, and Northfork.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Mercer 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.

In Mercer County, approximately 7,000 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 and Video Streaming in Hiawatha

Data collected by our researchers shows that top ISPs in Hiawatha place some sort of limit on data use for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue since customers see caps as a strategy to discourage video streaming. Providers insist data caps are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which easily consumes 1–7GB/hr.