Internet providers in Barboursville, WV

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Barboursville internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Barboursville is comparable to the rest of West Virginia - 97%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Barboursville area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Barboursville residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Barboursville, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the Barboursville area, and 97.36% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Barboursville's eight internet providers, prices start at $24.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Barboursville

The largest internet providers in Barboursville are Frontier, Xfinity, and Suddenlink bringing DSL and cable options to Barboursville.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Barboursville residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 92% of the area. Barboursville’s third most-available internet provider, Suddenlink, offers cable to around 22% of Barboursville residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$24.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Barboursville covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Barboursville to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $24.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Barboursville, $39.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Barboursville, $2.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Barboursville. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Barboursville's providers, 82 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

92%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Barboursville covering 92% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Barboursville residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Barboursville, $39.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Barboursville, $2.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Barboursville. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Barboursville's providers, 82 Mbps.

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Suddenlink cable internet

Provider
Suddenlink
Starting price*
$34.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

7 Mbps

Average availability

22%

Cable from Suddenlink offers broadband to some, but not many households in Barboursville covering 22% of the area.

Suddenlink’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Barboursville residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Suddenlink start at $34.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Barboursville, $39.99.

Suddenlink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Barboursville, $2.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 7 Mbps in Barboursville. These download speeds are available to 22% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Barboursville's providers, 82 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Barboursville, you’ll likely have options from DSL and cable internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Barboursville, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Barboursville and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Barboursville at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is significantly higher than average for Barboursville at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Barboursville residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Barboursville, WV internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 24 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 200 MbpsCable92%
Suddenlink $34.99/mo. 50 - 150 MbpsCable22%
Lumos Networks Corp. - -DSL2.281%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Barboursville with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in Barboursville. The next fastest internet provider in Barboursville is Suddenlink, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 22% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Barboursville with plans starting at $24.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Barboursville, $39.99.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.