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Internet Providers in Walton, West Virginia
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Internet Access in Walton, West Virginia
Internet service availability and competition in Walton is below average. 86.58 percent of the population are limited to one (or fewer) options for service. Walton's connectivity ranks at 521st out of 637 cities in the state.
Since FCC data is only collected biannually and only released six months after filing, provider availability listed in the results above may not include the most recent network expansions. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the delay.
Frontier Communications is also a common broadband option in Walton. They offer DSL connections in 82 percent of the area. T-Mobile Home Internet offers an alternative wireless service for 50 percent of local residents. Keep in mind that it has to have roof access or proximity to a T-Mobile Home Internet access point.
DSL Internet providers deliver Internet service using pre-existing telephone lines, which is why it is sold through telecommunication companies that historically offered landline telephone plans. DSL (standing for Digital Subscriber Line) is available to 82.21 percent of area addresses. You can refer to the speed graphs on this page to get an idea of how the advertised download speeds line up with current customers' speed and throughput.
Viasat Internet is the most common overall. They offer coverage for close to one hundred percent of Walton residents. HughesNet, in contrast, has coverage for practically one hundred percent of residents. The top download speed advertised for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps. HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. In general, any speed above 10 Mbps is sufficient for streaming SD videos to devices on WiFi. However, it may become challenging for multiple users or bandwidth-intensive services like Google Hangouts and multiplayer gaming. Refer to the availability map below to see how Internet options compare at the census block level.
Internet Statistics 2021
86.6% of consumers in Walton1,000 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 Walton, West Virginia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Suddenlink Communications||940 Mbps||Cable||8s||13.4%|
|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||82.2%|
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Internet Provider Competition Map For Walton
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.