Internet Providers in Pence Springs, WV

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Residential Internet Statistics for Pence Springs, WV
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 3
Fastest Speed Available: 115 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $45.99

Internet Access in Pence Springs, West Virginia

The consumer choice between Internet providers is low in the Pence Springs area. The average subscriber in Pence Springs limits has exactly 0.66 broadband service choices.

The data on this page comes from provider coverage reports. Listings here are with private databases and direct provider reporting to output more useful listings than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points every year.

Considering network technologies offered across the area, we see that the most widespread wired broadband technology infrastructures are DSL and Satellite, with 65.59% and virtually one hundred percent respectively. DSL service is delivered over phone lines up on utility poles, and comes from providers such as Frontier Communications that own phone lines. The twisted and bundled copper construction of telephone lines outputs lower speeds and bandwidth compared to cable and significantly less than fiber.

Viasat Internet has the widest availability for Pence Springs residents. The company is available to practically one hundred percent of Pence Springs. HughesNet is the most common second option, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package in Pence Springs is 25 megabits per second.

Aside from the Internet options detailed above, Frontier Communications provides a third option for Internet in 65 percent of Pence Springs.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Pence Springs, West Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
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 Pence Springs, West Virginia

  • Frontier - DSL - 65.6% Availability in Pence Springs - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Pence Springs - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Pence Springs - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Pence Springs

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Pence Springs is the 501st most connected city in West Virginia behind Ronceverte, Hinton, Alderson, Union, and Ballard.

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.

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 Caps Around Pence Springs

Data collected by our market research team shows that common ISPs place some sort of limit on data use on residential broadband packages. Data caps are disliked since subscribers see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers insist they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the problem is over-the-top streaming services, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Pence Springs

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Frontier Communications DSL 65.6%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% Call For Speed Availability
Verizon Business Copper 17.2%+ 1.5 Mbps