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Internet Providers in Ripley, West Virginia
Residential Internet Statistics for Ripley, WV
|Fastest Speed Available:||2,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$68.19|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Ripley, West Virginia:
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Internet Access in Ripley, West Virginia
Broadband competition is above-average in Ripley compared to other parts of the state. There is an average of 4.18 providers serviceable in each census block. Ripley ranks at 175th on the "most connected city" charts. (As measured by number of companies available at each local address) Only 21.27 percent of the area are limited to fewer than two options so far as home Internet service.
Frontier Communications is an second choice, serving Ripley with 91 percent local availability and a maximum speed of 24 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only choice for Internet service in Ripley. fixed wireless providers such as King Street Wireless are able to reach 1 Mbps or more via wireless hardware. There are also 2 providers in Ripley with enterprise and smb products and services such as point-to-point connectivity and MPLS. We list all providers with business packages on their website.
Taking a look at network technology installed across the Ripley area, we see that the most prevalent physical wire Internet tech options are DSL and Cable, with 91.73% and 68.07% respectively. Traditional cable TV corporations are the main source for cable Internet and Wifi service, since they can use existing coaxial TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect customers to the Internet. Cable can often make sense for local residents because of the strong speeds in an attainable price range. Telephone providers are the main source for DSL Internet service, since DSL sends digital information over telephone wires. Compared to other copper cables, the twisted copper bundle makeup seen in phone lines results in lower performance compared to cable and fiber.
The data listed here is primarily sourced via FCC reports, and is enhanced using privatized databases and direct provider reporting to output more detailed listings than governmental websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by our data experts, who collect tens of thousands of data points annually.
Viasat Internet is the most common overall. They offer coverage reaching near one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet has registered coverage to around close to one hundred percent of residents. The fastest download speed recorded for Viasat is 35 Mbps. HughesNet advertised packages as high as 25 Mbps. As a rule, anything above 10 Mbps is enough for streaming lower-quality video over WiFi, but becomes an issue when multiple people try to use modern services such as video chat and etc. You can peruse the availability map below to compare broadband options on a granular level.
Internet Statistics 2021
21.3% of consumers in Ripley1,000 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 Ripley, West Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CAS Cable||2,000 Mbps||Cable||4s||68.1%|
|Suddenlink Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||49.9%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||7.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||91.7%|
|Lumos Networks||3.0 Mbps||DSL||45m 30s||1.2%|
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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Among Ripley Internet Service Providers
Many Internet providers have begun to increase the use of data limits to their residential broadband packages recently. This market trend is certainly true in the Ripley market, with Internet companies like CAS adding plans with data caps. It's not a major issue for most Internet subscribers, but is liable to be an issue for households who upload a large amount of high-def content. Caps with cable plans are generally in the neighborhood of one Terabyte, which is a problem for less than 1% of Internet users. CAS Cable customers are advised to double check data use policies before signing up.
Compare Ripley to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Ripley||93 Mbps||9||$0.28 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +441.4 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +55.8 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +67.6 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +76.5 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +69.1 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|