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Internet providers in Buckhannon, WV

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Buckhannon, WV internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL95%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Micrologic $44.95 -Wireless100%
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Buckhannon internet service at a glance

At 100%, 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 DSL, which covers 100% of Buckhannon residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 79% 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 $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Buckhannon

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 9 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 22 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Micrologic 12 Mbps 3 Mbps Wireless
Optimum 116 Mbps 8 Mbps Cable
Frontier 70 Mbps 70 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Buckhannon

The largest internet providers in Buckhannon are Frontier, Optimum, 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 Optimum, 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*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

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 $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Buckhannon, $54.98.

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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

98%

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

Optimum’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 Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Buckhannon, $54.98.

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 Buckhannon, $0.49.

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 Buckhannon. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Buckhannon's providers, 46 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Buckhannon, $54.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Buckhannon, $0.49.

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, 46 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in Buckhannon with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Buckhannon. The next fastest internet provider in Buckhannon is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Buckhannon with plans starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Buckhannon, $54.98.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.