Internet Providers in Simpson, WV

Residential Internet Statistics for Simpson, WV
Internet Service Providers: 3
Plans Start From: $34.99
Top Download Speed: 940 Mbps
Fastest Connection Type: Cable

Top Internet Providers in Simpson, West Virginia:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. Frontier
    100% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    100% Available
  • 2. Suddenlink
    99% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. Micrologic
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available

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Internet Access in Simpson, West Virginia

Frontier Communications has the strongest coverage footprint in Simpson. Viasat Internet is also widely available.

In terms of network technologies in use within the city, the most prevalent wired broadband technology types are DSL and Cable, with close to one hundred percent and 98.98% respectively. Cable internet connections are sold by traditional residential television corporations, who use existing coaxial cable networks. Local subscribers to cable service providers like Suddenlink Communications usually pick it because of the combination of low prices for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.) DSL Internet service is delivered by telephone wires, and is sold by providers such as Frontier Communications that own copper phone lines. The twisted copper construction seen in telephone lines provides lower speeds and bandwidth compared to newer wire types such as cable and fiber.

Since most houses are only wired for one phone provider and one cable TV provider, the average home in Simpson has 2 wired Internet service providers available to them. 11.22% of the Simpson area — 10 people in total — have one or fewer options for their broadband service provider. cable and DSL broadband services generally offer the best pricing for home use.

HughesNet provides a common alternative. They offer a top speed of 25 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only option for Internet access for residents of Simpson. fixed wireless providers like Micrologic are able to reach 50 Mbps via direct wireless hardware.

The broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of public government data and private data collected from telecoms. Averaged statistics regarding speed averages comes via M-Labs, which is the speed test utility shown within BroadbandNow as well as Google and Chrome search results. Our research team has manually sourced package price and service data on 227 broadband offerings for the Simpson market to date.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Simpson, West Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Suddenlink Communications 940 Mbps Cable 8s 99.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 100.0%
Simpson is the 161st most connected city in West Virginia ahead of Philippi, but behind Bridgeport, Mount Clare, Flemington, and Grafton.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 700 people in Taylor County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 89% of Simpson residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Taylor County, approximately 2,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Simpson to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Simpson 28.4 Mbps 5 $3.78 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +553.3 Mbps ) 22 ( +17 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +144.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +171.3 Mbps ) 20 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +173.8 Mbps ) 27 ( +22 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +168.1 Mbps ) 11 ( +6 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )