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Internet Providers in Reader, West Virginia
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Internet Access in Reader, West Virginia
Internet service availability and competition in Reader is overall low. 86.82 percent of the population have only one or fewer choices for true broadband access at their location. Reader's connectivity ranks at 528th out of 634 cities within the state.
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 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 Satellite 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.
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 Reader, West Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||13.2%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||86.2%|
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.