Internet Providers in Ranger, WV
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Residential Internet Statistics for Ranger, WV
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$61.6|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Ranger, West Virginia
Internet Access in Ranger, West Virginia
There are 2.76 Internet providers per census block in Ranger. As a result, most addresses in Ranger will have at least 2-3 choices for Internet service, and residents can switch if dissatisfied with a local provider.
DSL providers like Frontier Communications deliver Internet services using telephone infrastructure. This is why DSL is marketed through telecommunication companies that bundle Internet access with landline phone connections. DSL network technology is available for 67.56 percent of Ranger homes. See the graphical tools directly below for insights into how the advertised speed, latency, and etc compare to actual speeds in the area.
We should note that since FCC data is only tallied up twice a year and only published six or more months after that, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. We collect coverage data directly from many major Internet providers to help reduce the lag.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet choices in Ranger.
Aside from the Internet options listed above, Armstrong is another option to consider. They have coverage in 80 percent of the Ranger area. Wireless companies such as King Street Wireless are also worth considering, but the incumbent wired options are usually a better value so far as speed and pricing.
Internet Statistics 2021
42.4% of consumers in Ranger700 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 Ranger, West Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||1m 11s|
|Armstrong||10 Mbps||DSL||13m 39s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Ranger, West Virginia
- Armstrong - Cable - 26.0% Availability in Ranger - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Armstrong - Fiber - 80.7% Availability in Ranger - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Frontier - DSL - 67.6% Availability in Ranger - Call For Speed Availability
- Armstrong - DSL - 1.6% Availability in Ranger - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Ranger - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Ranger - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 Around Ranger
Data collected by our research team suggests that common ISPs in the area place a limit on data use on home broadband plans. Data caps are controversial since users view them as a tactic to discourage "cord cutting". Providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Ranger
|King Street Wireless||Fixed Wireless||100%||1.0 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||67.6%+||Call For Speed Availability|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||100%||Call For Speed Availability|
Compare Ranger to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Ranger||57.4 Mbps||7||$0.86 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +358 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.54 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +61.5 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +58.8 Mbps )||14 ( +7 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +70 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +70.2 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|