Internet Service Providers in Kermit, West Virginia

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Residential Internet Statistics for Kermit, WV
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 75.07 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 56.4%

Internet Access in Kermit, West Virginia

DSL infrastructure and Cable lines make up the most prevalent wired broadband types present in Kermit, featuring 92.79 and 43.60 percent network reach.

The broadband access information on this page comes from FCC filings. Then, it's cross-validated against private data sources to provide more detailed results than is available from the FCC directly. Data on speed and pricing of listed Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points annually. There are 155 plans in Kermit from 2014 to the present. There are 32 Internet or bundled packages currently marketed in the area.

57.28 percent of Kermit households (1,000 residents total) have a single option for home Internet service, or none.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the widest availability for Kermit residents. virtually one hundred percent of the Kermit area can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common option, providing close to one hundred percent of Kermit with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan in Kermit is 25 Mbps.

While the main providers are HughesNet and Viasat, Frontier Communications is also in Kermit with a recorded maximum speed of 24 Mbps. See the map on the page below to see broadband coverage on a granular level.

  • There are 6 internet providers in Kermit with 4 of those offering residential service
  • Kermit is the 486th most connected city in West Virginia behind Belfry, Inez, Delbarton, Genoa, and Williamson.
  • The fastest zip code in Kermit for February 2021 is 25674. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Kermit, West Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Suddenlink Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Kermit, West Virginia

  • Frontier - 92.8% Availability in Kermit - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Suddenlink - 43.6% Availability in Kermit - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Kermit - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Kermit - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Kermit

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Kermit is the 486th most connected city in West Virginia behind Belfry, Inez, Delbarton, Genoa, and Williamson.

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 43% of Kermit 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.

As of this month, 25674 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Kermit.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

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 in Kermit

Many Internet companies have been moving to add data limits to home Internet plans as of late. The trend is certainly true in Kermit, with common Internet companies like Suddenlink featuring plans with data caps. This won't really matter for most customers, but it might affect those who share their WiFi or "power users" who upload a large amount of 4K video. Data caps with cable plans tend to be around 1 Terabyte. This is an issue for fewer than 1% of customers. Potential Suddenlink Communications customers are advised to confirm data caps before signing up, and not assume them based on phone rep statements.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Kermit

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Frontier Communications DSL 92.8%+ 115 Mbps
Suddenlink Communications Cable 43.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
Suddenlink Business Cable and Fiber 33.5%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Kermit to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Kermit 75.1 Mbps 4 $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +274 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +32 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +24.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +36.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +40.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )