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Internet Providers in Shady Spring, West Virginia
Residential Internet Statistics for Shady Spring, WV
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$53.75|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Shady Spring, West Virginia:
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Internet Access in Shady Spring, West Virginia
Information on this page is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual coverage filings. We also use direct provider coverage reports to validate that information on a census block or lit address level. Plane and pricing information is collected by our market research team. We have aggregated 216 Internet plans for Shady Spring in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 6 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Considering the broadband technologies in Shady Spring, you essentially see two options: cable and DSL (think Frontier Communications).
12.82 percent of Shady Spring is currently without a choice when it comes to true broadband Internet service. This isn't an unexpected fact seeing as market competition between providers is low. Residences in the local area have 1 choices for service, accounting for the entire community.
Frontier Communications is also a common Internet option in Shady Spring. They offer DSL service with coverage in 91 percent of the area.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Shady Spring in terms of coverage. As the map below demonstrates, these providers frequently cover the same addresses around Shady Spring.
Internet Statistics 2021
12.8% of consumers in Shady Spring500 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 Shady Spring, West Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Suddenlink Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||88.3%|
|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||91.4%|
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 Video Streaming Around Shady Spring
Data collected by our market research team shows that common ISPs place a limit on data use on home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue because subscribers see them as a tactic to discourage streaming services, while providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is video streaming, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Shady Spring to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Shady Spring||14.3 Mbps||4||$3.68 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +520.1 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +134.5 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +146.3 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +155.2 Mbps )||23 ( +19 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +147.8 Mbps )||8 ( +4 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|