Internet Providers in Ranson, WV
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Residential Internet Statistics for Ranson, WV
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$51.62|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Ranson, West Virginia
Internet Access in Ranson, West Virginia
Coverage data shows two major broadband service types in Ranson — coaxial cable (99.35% coverage) and DSL (94.33% availability). Coaxial cable broadband service is delivered through cable TV companies using pre-existing coaxial copper television cables on telephone poles or buried in the street. DSL Internet is delivered via phone wires. Most Ranson neighborhoods and addresses can subscribe to both cable and/or DSL service from competing telecom companies.
Keep in mind, since FCC data is currently only collected biannually and only made public 6+ months after filing, availability shown here may not be complete.
The average Ranson customer has 2 Internet providers that can service at their location. Competition is good for consumers. It results in two providers competing on pricing and service quality. This high level of competition isn't distributed evenly, however — as a surprising 6.14 of the local population still has only one option for true broadband service.
XFINITY from Comcast is also a commonly available Internet option in Ranson. They offer Cable service with coverage in 99 percent of Ranson. All Points Broadband offers an alternative wireless service for 91 percent of the local area. Keep in mind fixed wireless has to have roof access or line of site with a All Points Broadband access point.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the largest Internet providers in Ranson as measured by coverage. The more common providers often cover the same addresses around Ranson.
Internet Statistics 2021
6.1% of consumers in Ranson300 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 Ranson, West Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Ranson, West Virginia
- Xfinity - 99.4% Availability in Ranson - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Frontier - 94.3% Availability in Ranson - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Ranson - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Ranson - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
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 Caps and Cord Cutting Around Ranson
Data collected by our market research team shows that many of the top ISPs in the area use data caps for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since customers see caps as a tactic to limit "cord cutting", while providers insist that data caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Ranson
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||99.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||94.3%+||115 Mbps|
|All Points Broadband||Fixed Wireless||91.9%+||25 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||100%||987 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||100%||115 Mbps|
Compare Ranson to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Ranson||141.2 Mbps||5||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +274.2 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.45 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( -22.3 Mbps )||18 ( +13 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( -25 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( -13.8 Mbps )||21 ( +16 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( -13.6 Mbps )||9 ( +4 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|