Internet Providers in Lerona, WV

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lerona, WV
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $53.75

Internet Access in Lerona, West Virginia

Lerona currently has two widely available wired Internet providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider, with download speeds as high as 100 Mbps and coverage in practically one hundred percent of the area. As for HughesNet, they sell Satellite. Their Internet plans have availability for near one hundred percent of Lerona and advertise download speeds of 25 Mbps.

The Internet plans listed above are manually collected by our data science division. The 35 Internet packages displayed above are the most recent of 225 broadband plans we've seen in Lerona to date.

Frontier Communications and Suddenlink Communications can also provide coverage in Lerona, often competing for the same customers.

18.67 percent of the Lerona area is still left with one or fewer Internet choices as of 2021. Accounting for all census blocks in city limits, the average address has 2-3 providers to choose from. Addresses that have better competition see lower prices and stronger speed, since these providers will improve network infrastructure to earn customers.

In summary, the most common broadband options for Lerona Internet users are Cable and DSL. The mapping tools and speed test data below illustrate how the real-world speed test and performance results vary when comparing specific neighborhoods and Internet providers in Lerona.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Lerona, West Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Suddenlink Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 81.7%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 98.3%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lerona

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Lerona is the 273rd most connected city in West Virginia ahead of Hinton and Ballard, but behind Princeton, Cool Ridge, and Athens.

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.

Approximately 81% of Lerona 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 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 in Lerona

Many Internet companies have begun to add data limits onto residential broadband plans as of late. This trend is certainly true in the Lerona market, with common ISPs like Suddenlink advertising capped plans. It's not a major issue for the majority of customers, but is liable to affect subscribers that share their service with household members or "power users" who consume a lot of HD or 4K content. Caps with cable packages tend to be about one Terabyte. This is a problem for less than one percent of customers. Potential Suddenlink Communications customers should confirm data use policies before signing up, and not assume them based on online statements.