Internet Providers in Montgomery, WV

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

Internet Access in Montgomery, West Virginia

Consumers have access to 10 Internet providers in Montgomery. There are 4 LTE options, and 4 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

Remember that since FCC coverage data is tallied up twice annually and only published 6+ months after, providers listed in the results may not reflect the latest network upgrades. We source coverage data directly from some companies to help fix this issue.

Cable and DSL providers like Frontier Communications make up the top broadband network types available in Montgomery.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Montgomery's most common wired broadband options.

For a detailed look at how broadband access changes throughout Montgomery, activate the map below and use the zoom tools to navigate. You'll find that the average density of broadband competition is 1.77 companies per census block. This low level of competition leaves 22.58% of residents with inadequate broadband coverage, or no coverage at all.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Montgomery, West Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Suddenlink Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 79.2%
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 97.7%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Montgomery

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Montgomery is the 299th most connected city in West Virginia behind Ansted, Oak Hill, Scarbro, Belle, and Fayetteville.

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.

Approximately 77% of Montgomery 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 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.

Broadband for Educational Purposes in Montgomery

Economic development reports often find a large pattern between broadband availability and enhanced education. For education, personal Internet access is virtually a necessity as universities like West Virginia University Institute Of Technology migrate to online platforms to distribute student work and research.

Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Montgomery

Data collected by our research team shows that many of the popular ISPs currently place a limit on data use on residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue since consumers see caps as a tactic to stop streaming, while providers maintain that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: streaming video, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.

Compare Montgomery to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Montgomery 130.9 Mbps 4 $3.68 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +403.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +17.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +29.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +38.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +31.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )