Internet Providers in Spelter, WV

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

Top Internet Providers in Spelter, 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
    69.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    69.9% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 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 Spelter, West Virginia

Data here is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual coverage reports. We also use direct reporting from providers to validate that data on a census block level. Plan and pricing data shown here is hand-gathered through our data analysis team. To date, we've analyzed and verified 227 bundled Internet deals for Spelter since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 60 records as of 2022. 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.

Frontier Communications has the widest availability for Spelter residents. The provider is available to practically one hundred percent of Spelter. Viasat Internet is the most likely second choice in the area, providing virtually one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. Viasat's fastest package for Spelter is 100 Mbps download.

HughesNet provides a common second choice to the primary providers, serving Spelter with a maximum speed of 25 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only way to get Internet access in Spelter. fixed wireless providers like Micrologic are able to achieve 50 Mbps over direct wireless hardware.

Looking at network tech installed in Spelter, we see that the most frequently available wired Internet technology infrastructures are DSL and Cable, with practically one hundred percent and 69.89% respectively. TV corporations are the main source for cable home Internet service, seeing as they can re-purpose their pre-existing TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Cable can often make sense for Spelter residents due to the strong mix of speed and value. DSL Internet service is delivered over telephone wires by corporations like Frontier Communications that own copper phone lines. DSL underperforms when compared with all other major Internet options.

In summary, Internet services is far from perfect in Spelter, but most homes still have 2-3 companies to choose from. Activate the interactive map below to analyze which streets in Spelter have decent competition. For the time being, only 52 Spelter locals have access to fewer than one options.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Spelter with 5 of those offering residential service

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Spelter, West Virginia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Suddenlink Communications 940 Mbps Cable 8s 69.9%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 100.0%
Approximately 2,000 people in Harrison County don't have access to any wired internet.

Reference

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

Approximately 70% of Spelter residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

Reference

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

In Harrison County, approximately 7,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

Reference

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

Map of ISPs in Spelter

Spelter Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Compare Spelter to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Spelter 8.6 Mbps 5 $3.78 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +573.1 Mbps ) 22 ( +17 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +164.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +191.1 Mbps ) 20 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +193.6 Mbps ) 27 ( +22 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +187.9 Mbps ) 11 ( +6 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )