Internet Providers in Hinton, West Virginia

Residential Internet Statistics for Hinton, WV
Internet Service Providers: 3
Plans Start From: $34.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Cable

Top Internet Providers in Hinton, West Virginia:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. Suddenlink
    82.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    82.7% Available
  • 2. Frontier
    95% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    95% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. GigaBeam Networks
    7.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    7.2% Available

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Internet Access in Hinton, West Virginia

Hinton has a total of 5 Internet service providers (ISPs) marketing home connections. If you include business ISPs, there are 9 companies available locally,.

The information on this page comes via FCC reports, and is enhanced with privatized data sources to create more useful results than is available from the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is sourced thanks to our research division, who collect tens of thousands of data points annually. There are a total of 394 Internet plans in Hinton from 2014 to the present, with 36 Internet plans currently available.

Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area in Hinton. The provider is available to practically one hundred percent of Hinton. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of Hinton with predominantly Satellite broadband service. HughesNet's fastest plan in Hinton is 25 Mbps download.

Looking at network technology installed in the area, the most frequently available physical wire Internet technology infrastructures are Cable and DSL, with 82.65% and 94.96% respectively. Cable Internet is sold by traditional residential television operators, who use their already-built coaxial cable TV networks. Local subscribers to cable providers like Suddenlink Communications usually pick cable due to the combination of low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to DSL at any rate.) Phone companies are the main source for DSL service, which makes technical sense because DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," transmits data over phone lines. DSL is outperformed by all other wired Internet services except dial-up.

For more info, click to initialize the map below and use the zoom tools to explore. The average amount of broadband competition is 1.79 providers covering each census block. This leaves 24.29 percent of consumers with only one choice, or no coverage at all.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hinton, West Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Suddenlink Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 82.7%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 95.0%
1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Hinton is the 371st most connected city in West Virginia ahead of Shady Spring, Alderson, and Ballard, but behind Daniels and Cool Ridge.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Summers County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 76% of Hinton residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Summers County, approximately 6,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Map of ISPs in Hinton

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Compare Hinton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hinton 103.6 Mbps 5 $1.24 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +478.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +69.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +96.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +98.6 Mbps ) 24 ( +19 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +92.9 Mbps ) 10 ( +5 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )