Internet Providers in Meadow Bridge, West Virginia

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Residential Internet Statistics for Meadow Bridge, WV
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 24.2 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 115 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 100%

Internet Access in Meadow Bridge, West Virginia

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most availability in Meadow Bridge. HughesNet is also widely available.

Frontier Communications is currently the third largest wired broadband provider in Meadow Bridge. They are available to 58 percent of residents.

Meadow Bridge addresses that have Internet at all will likely pay a premium for it, since areas with only one option don't incentivize companies to lower prices.

DSL-based has strong availability compared to other Internet options in Meadow Bridge because virtually every house in Meadow Bridge is connected to telephone lines. Therefore, since most local addresses are wired for phone wiring [1], it's no suprise that Meadow Bridge would have 58.09 percent DSL availability.

The broadband availability stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of public government data from the FCC and private datasets we collect from telecoms. Statistics regarding speed averages comes via M-Labs. The BroadbandNow research team has manually sourced price and service data for 145 Internet deals in Meadow Bridge to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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 Meadow Bridge, West Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Meadow Bridge, West Virginia

  • Frontier - 58.1% Availability in Meadow Bridge - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Meadow Bridge - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Meadow Bridge - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Meadow Bridge

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Meadow Bridge is the 597th most connected city in West Virginia behind Rupert, Hinton, Shady Spring, Alderson, and Rainelle.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Fayette 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 Fayette County, approximately 12,000 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 Cap Issues in Meadow Bridge

Data from our researchers shows that some of the top providers in Meadow Bridge currently place a limit on streaming on home Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue lately because users view caps as a strategy for limiting video streaming, while providers insist that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Meadow Bridge

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Frontier Communications DSL 58.1%+ 115 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps

Compare Meadow Bridge to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Meadow Bridge 24.2 Mbps 3 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +324.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +82.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +15 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +75.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +87.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +91.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +6 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )