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Internet providers in 25504

Find internet providers serving the 25504 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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25504 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable78%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable45%
Armstrong - -Cable27%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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25504 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 25504 ZIP code 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 25504 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 80% 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 25504 area, and 95.90% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 25504, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Barboursville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 1 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Optimum 149 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
Frontier 21 Mbps 12 Mbps DSL
Armstrong 207 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
Xfinity 121 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 25504

The largest internet providers serving the 25504 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and Optimum bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 25504 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 78% of the area. Barboursville’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 45% of residents in the 25504 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 25504 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines 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 $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Barboursville, $51.99.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

78%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in the 25504 ZIP code, covering 78% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 25504 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, $51.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Barboursville, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 25504 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 78% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Barboursville's providers, 100 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

7 Mbps

Average availability

45%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to about half of households in the 25504 ZIP code, covering 45% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 25504 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Barboursville, $51.99.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Barboursville, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 7 Mbps in 25504 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 45% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Barboursville's providers, 100 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 25504 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 25504 and the greater Barboursville area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Barboursville at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Barboursville at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 25504 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 25504 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 25504 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 78% of households in 25504. The next fastest internet provider in the 25504 ZIP code is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 45% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 25504 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Barboursville, $51.99.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.