Internet Service Providers in Reader, West Virginia
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Residential Internet Statistics for Reader, WV
|Wired Internet Providers:||2|
|Average Speed Test Result:||0.13 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,200 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||86.82%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Reader, West Virginia
Internet Access in Reader, West Virginia
Reader residences have an average of 2.04 Internet providers to choose from. This is a pretty normal amount of choice for the US, since the majority of companies that sell Internet used to be cable TV and telephone providers, and most houses have long been equipped for both.
Frontier Communications is also a common broadband option for Reader, offering DSL service in 86 percent of the area. King Street Wireless offers an alternative wireless service to virtually one hundred percent of local residents, although it has to have roof access or proximity to a King Street Wireless tower or access point.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Reader's most widely available wired Internet choices.
We should note here that since FCC availability data is only collected biannually and only released six months after, availability shown here may not be complete.
To summarize, DSL and Cable are the most prevalent network types in the Reader area. The map and user speed test data seen below show how the real-world speed test statistics vary when comparing neighborhoods and providers in the area.
Internet Statistics 2021
86.8% of consumers in Reader700 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 Reader, West Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Reader, West Virginia
- Frontier - 86.2% Availability in Reader - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- Xfinity - 13.2% Availability in Reader - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Reader - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Reader - 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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Reader
|King Street Wireless||Fixed Wireless||100%||1.0 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||86.2%+||115 Mbps|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||13.2%+||1,200 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||100%||115 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||1.6%+||987 Mbps|
Compare Reader to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Reader||0.1 Mbps||5||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +349 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +107 Mbps )||18 ( +13 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +99.6 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +111.6 Mbps )||21 ( +16 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +115.2 Mbps )||9 ( +4 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|