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There are 43 home TV and internet providers and 61 business providers across all of West Virginia. 89.6% of homes can get more than one wired (cable, DSL, fiber) internet provider, which is above average (#15 out of 52, including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.). Competition is generally good for the customer, which means internet in West Virginia is less likely to offer competitive speeds or prices. All home internet providers are listed below.

West Virginia Internet Service Providers

Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
Frontier Communications87.5%Visit site
Suddenlink35.5%Visit site
King Street Wireless30%Visit site
XFINITY (Comcast)27.5%Visit site
Micrologic18%Visit site
Shentel7.2%Visit site
Community Antenna Service3.9%Visit site
Spectrum3.9%Visit site
GigaBeam Networks3.6%Visit site
Armstrong3%Visit site

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Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
All Points Broadband2.4%Visit site
Atlantic Broadband2%Visit site
Telegia Communications1.8%Visit site
HardyNet1.6%Visit site
Spruce Knob Seneca Rocks Telephone0.4%Visit site
Lumos Networks0.4%Visit site
JB-Nets0.4%Visit site
Centre TV Cable0.4%N/A
Westco Internet0.3%Visit site
Blue Devil Cable0.3%Visit site
QCOL0.2%Visit site
Lycom0.1%Visit site
Arx Web0.1%Visit site
Mikrotec CATV0.1%Visit site
GMN Broadband0.1%Visit site
Prodigi0.1%Visit site
Communications Plus0.1%Visit site
OTELCO0.1%Visit site
Zito Media LP0.1%Visit site
Declaration Networks Group<.1%Visit site
Highspeedlink.net<.1%Visit site
Crystal Broadband Networks<.1%Visit site
Hotwire Communications<.1%Visit site
New Era Broadband Services<.1%Visit site

7.2% of West Virginians have only 1 wired provider connected to their block. 6.3% have no options at their homes except for satellite internet. This places West Virginia as the 15th least connected state.

Internet Provider Types

93.7% of West Virginia homes can get some type of internet. The table below shows which types of service are available.

Internet Type% of West Virginia
Fiber2.5%
Cable74.0%
DSL88.7%
Fixed Wireless55.4%

West Virginia Internet Speeds

We measure two different types of max speeds. The first is a measure of the fastest speed a home could get for any price. For West Virginia the average is 17 Mbps. This measure puts West Virginia #48 out of 52 in the US.

Download Speed% of West Virginia
.1 to 5 Mbps3.3%
6 to 10 Mbps0.6%
11 to 20 Mbps3.0%
21 to 30 Mbps13.9%
31 to 75 Mbps0.7%
76 to 100 Mbps6.9%
101 to 250 Mbps58.6%
251 to 500 Mbps0.6%
501 to 999 Mbps0.0%
1 Gbps or more9.0%

Our second measure of speed is the actual average speed in Mbps for all West Virginians. Real-world average speeds in West Virginia are about 17 Mbps, meaning West Virginia ranks #49 out of 52.

Detailed Internet Data by City

DecisionData has obsessively collected and calculated the most comprehensive data for ISPs (internet service providers) in West Virginia. Click on a city to view detailed information including speeds by provider by city and much more.

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