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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL95%
Suddenlink Communications $30 50 - 100 MbpsCable98%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Micrologic, Inc. - -Wireless100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Buckhannon internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Buckhannon 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 Buckhannon area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Buckhannon residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Buckhannon, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Buckhannon area, and 93.57% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Buckhannon's five internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Buckhannon

The largest internet providers in Buckhannon are Frontier, Suddenlink Communications, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Buckhannon.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Buckhannon residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink Communications, which covers 98% of the area. Buckhannon’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Buckhannon residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Buckhannon covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Buckhannon 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Buckhannon, $41.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Buckhannon, $1.83.

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 Buckhannon. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Buckhannon's providers, 40 Mbps.

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Suddenlink Communications cable internet

Provider

Suddenlink Communications

Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

7 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Suddenlink Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Buckhannon covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Suddenlink Communications start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Buckhannon, $41.99.

Suddenlink Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Buckhannon, $1.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink Communications offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 7 Mbps in Buckhannon. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Buckhannon's providers, 40 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Buckhannon covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Buckhannon where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Buckhannon, $41.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Buckhannon, $1.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Buckhannon. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Buckhannon's providers, 40 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Suddenlink Communications is the fastest internet provider in Buckhannon with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Buckhannon. The next fastest internet provider in Buckhannon is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Buckhannon with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Buckhannon, $41.99.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.