Internet Providers in Nimitz, WV

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Residential Internet Statistics for Nimitz, WV
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $50.5

Internet Access in Nimitz, West Virginia

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage in Nimitz. HughesNet is also widely available.

Cable and DSL are the dominant broadband technologies in the Nimitz area, fighting for the same subscribers at most addresses and competing on service quality. Cable network speed tends to be stronger and more robust, but the overall speeds seen with either network type are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies based on the network infrastructure in a given area.

The packages shown on this page are collected manually through our data science and research staff.

Zooming in on the less developed communities around Nimitz, our data shows that as many as 73 people are left with one or fewer choices for wired Internet.

Aside from the Internet options listed above, Frontier Communications is a third choice for coverage in 97 percent of Nimitz.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Nimitz, West Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Suddenlink Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Nimitz, West Virginia

  • Frontier - DSL - 97.5% Availability in Nimitz - Call For Speed Availability
  • Suddenlink - Cable - 89.6% Availability in Nimitz - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Nimitz - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Nimitz - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Nimitz

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Nimitz is the 347th most connected city in West Virginia ahead of Shady Spring, Hinton, and Ballard, but behind Daniels and Cool Ridge.

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.

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

Approximately 88% of Nimitz 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 Summers County, approximately 8,000 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 and Cord Cutting in Nimitz

Data from our research team shows that some of the common providers place a limit on streaming on residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since consumers see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers explain that data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Nimitz

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Frontier Communications DSL 97.5%+ Call For Speed Availability
Suddenlink Communications Cable 89.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% Call For Speed Availability
Suddenlink Business Cable 73.3%+ 1,000 Mbps