Internet Service Providers in Ravenswood, West Virginia

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Residential Internet Statistics for Ravenswood, WV
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 87.7 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 2,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 26.36%

Internet Access in Ravenswood, West Virginia

Consumers have access to 11 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Ravenswood. There are 3 LTE companies and 7 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

We should note that since FCC coverage data is collected biannually and only published 6+ months after that, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are currently the main Internet options in Ravenswood.

Competition between broadband providers available for Ravenswood is overall high, with most households having 3 Internet service providers available to them. Access isn't spread out evenly. A notable 29.85 percent of households in the area still have only one option.

So, essentially, DSL and Cable are the most widespread network types around the Ravenswood area. The coverage maps and speed test data below show where the actual speed and performance results differ when comparing zip codes and Internet providers in Ravenswood.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Ravenswood with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Ravenswood is the 100th most connected city in West Virginia ahead of Racine, Evans, Cottageville, and Sandyville, but behind Ripley.
  • The fastest zip code in Ravenswood for February 2021 is 26164. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Ravenswood, West Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Suddenlink Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CAS Cable 2,000 Mbps Cable 4s
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 Ravenswood, West Virginia

  • Frontier - 81.6% Availability in Ravenswood - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Suddenlink - 64.7% Availability in Ravenswood - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CAS - 52.7% Availability in Ravenswood - Speeds up to 2,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Ravenswood - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Ravenswood - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Ravenswood

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Ravenswood is the 100th most connected city in West Virginia ahead of Racine, Evans, Cottageville, and Sandyville, but behind Ripley.

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 Jackson 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 70% of Ravenswood 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.

As of this month, 26164 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Ravenswood.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Jackson County, approximately 11,000 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 in Ravenswood

Many Internet companies have begun to add data "plans" to residential broadband plans recently. The market trend holds true for Ravenswood, with common Internet choices such as Suddenlink adding plans with data caps. It's not a major concern for the majority of Internet subscribers, but it may affect households that download or upload a large amount of HD or 4K video. Caps with cable bundles tend to be about 1 Terabyte, which is way more than 99 percent of customers use. Suddenlink Communications customers are advised to double check data use policies before signing up, and not assume them based soley on phone rep statements.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Ravenswood

Provider Type Coverage Speed
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 1.0 Mbps
RT21NET Fixed Wireless 97.8%+ 50 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 81.6%+ 115 Mbps
Suddenlink Communications Cable 64.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
CAS Cable Cable 52.7%+ 2,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
Agile Networks Fixed Wireless 31.6%+ 50 Mbps
CAS Cable Cable 33.0%+ 2,000 Mbps
Suddenlink Business Cable 27.8%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Ravenswood to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Ravenswood 87.7 Mbps 7 $0.35 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +261.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +19.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +12 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +24 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +27.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )