Internet Service Providers in Walker, West Virginia
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Residential Internet Statistics for Walker, WV
|Wired Internet Providers:||4|
|Average Speed Test Result:||6.32 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||2,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||58.93%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Walker, West Virginia
Internet Access in Walker, West Virginia
Consumers will find 10 Internet service providers (ISPs) operating in Walker. 3 of these are mobile providers.
The average Walker customer has 2 providers to choose from. This is a good level of competition. It means most residents have at least two providers butting heads on prices. This competition isn't universal, though. A surprising 59.76 of the local population still has only one option for broadband Internet service.
DSL Internet providers deliver broadband services using pre-existing telephone wires. This explains why it is sold through telecom corporations that historically offered phone connections. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) is accessible by 67.51 percent of area addresses. Refer to the table on this page to get an idea of how provider-promised speeds line up with user-tested speedsrecorded by local subscribers.
Keep in mind, since FCC availability data is only collected biannually and only published six months later, availability shown here may not be complete. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the delay.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most common overall. They have Internet coverage for near one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has availability to around near one hundred percent of residents. The top download speed advertised for Viasat is 35 Mbps, while HughesNet offers up to 25 Mbps. In general, any speed above 10 Mbps is sufficient for streaming standard definition videos to devices on WiFi, but is likely to become challenging for multiple users or high-bandwidth services like video chat and multiplayer gaming. Explore our availability maps below to compare Internet options on a granular level.
Internet Statistics 2021
59.8% of consumers in Walker1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Walker, West Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Suddenlink Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|CAS Cable||2,000 Mbps||Cable||4s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
|Armstrong||10 Mbps||DSL||13m 39s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Walker, West Virginia
- Frontier - 64.9% Availability in Walker - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- Suddenlink - 25.2% Availability in Walker - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- CAS - 15.9% Availability in Walker - Speeds up to 2,000 Mbps
- Armstrong - 11.1% Availability in Walker - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Walker - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Walker - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Walker
|King Street Wireless||Fixed Wireless||100%||1.0 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||64.9%+||115 Mbps|
|Suddenlink Communications||Cable||25.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|CAS Cable||Cable||15.9%+||2,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||100%||115 Mbps|
|Suddenlink Business||Cable||28.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|CAS Cable||Cable||19.3%+||2,000 Mbps|
Compare Walker to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Walker||6.3 Mbps||7||$0.35 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +342.8 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +100.8 Mbps )||18 ( +11 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +93.4 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +105.4 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +109 Mbps )||9 ( +2 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|