Internet providers in
Charleston, WV

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How much internet speed do I need?

5+ Mbps
  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person
10+ Mbps
  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people
20+ Mbps
  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people
40+ Mbps
  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

 
1. Verizon
Available in Charleston
Connection:
Fiber
Download/Upload
speeds up to

940/880Mbps
2. Frontier
Available in Charleston
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
15Mbps
3. Xfinity
Available in Charleston
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Spectrum
Available in Charleston
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. Viasat
Available in Charleston
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. TelAtlantic
Available in Charleston
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
3Mbps
7. Lumos Networks
Available in Charleston
Connection:
DSL, Fiber & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
8. Suddenlink Communications
Available in Charleston
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
1. Frontier
Available in Charleston
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
15Mbps
2. Spectrum
Available in Charleston
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. Viasat
Available in Charleston
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Charleston
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Charleston
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Charleston
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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What is the best internet provider in Charleston?

Charleston Residential Internet Coverage

As the largest city in West Virginia, Charleston has to meet the needs of all of its residents and those living in outlying communities. One of the top priorities for residents and businesses is high speed internet. Across the city, there are cable, DSL, fiber optic, and copper wire options. All in all, 94% of Charleston residents can choose from a variety of high speed internet options.

One of the biggest providers in this part of West Virginia is Frontier Fios. Through Frontier Fios, 100% of Charleston residents can choose from a range of DSL plans. DSL is also offered through TelAtlantic, which serves 1% of Charleston, and Lumos, which reaches 19% of Charleston residents.

Another widespread choice in Charleston is cable. The main cable provider in this region is Suddenlink Communications. Their network is expansive, reaching 96% of Charleston homes and businesses. Xfinity brings cable service to roughly 1% of Charleston homes.

Fiber optics are growing in demand. Lumos offers fiber optic connections to 4% of homes in Charleston. Additionally, they provide copper wire options to 3% of homes.

Internet Provider types in Charleston


Cable

96%
Coverage

DSL

100%
Coverage

Fiber

4%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Charleston,WV


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

25 Mbps
94%
availability
Broadband internet availability
(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)
94%
Charleston
79%
USA

Summary of Charleston Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
VerizonFiber940 MbpsN/A
FrontierDSL15 Mbps2.0/5
XfinityCable100 Mbps3.5/5
SpectrumCable100 Mbps3.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
TelAtlanticDSL3 MbpsN/A
Lumos NetworksDSL, Fiber & Other Copper Wireline10 MbpsN/A
Suddenlink CommunicationsCable50 Mbps2.5/5
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.
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