Internet Service Providers in Walton, West Virginia

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Residential Internet Statistics for Walton, WV
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 0 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 98.46%

Internet Access in Walton, West Virginia

Internet service availability and competition in Walton is below average. 100 percent of the population are limited to one (or fewer) options for service. Walton's connectivity ranks at 458th out of 633 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. King Street Wireless offers an alternative wireless service for near one hundred percent of Walton. Keep in mind that it needs roof access and proximity to a King Street Wireless tower or 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 (formerly Exede) 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

1,000 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
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Walton, West Virginia

  • Frontier - 82.2% Availability in Walton - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 1.5% Availability in Walton - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Walton - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Walton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Walton

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Walton is the 458th most connected city in West Virginia ahead of Clay, but behind Elkview, Kenna, Clendenin, and Spencer.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Roane County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

In Roane County, approximately 10,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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 Walton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 1.0 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 82.2%+ 115 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 1.5%+ 1,200 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 7.5%+ 600 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 0.8%+ 1.5 Mbps