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Internet providers in Charles Town, WV

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
All Points Broadband $44.95 6 - 15 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Charles Town internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Charles Town 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 Charles Town area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Charles Town residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Charles Town, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Charles Town area, and 95.34% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Charles Town's five internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Charles Town

The largest internet providers in Charles Town are Frontier, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Charles Town.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Charles Town residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Charles Town’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Charles Town residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Charles Town covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Charles Town 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 Charles Town, $42.58.

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 Charles Town, $3.28.

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 Charles Town. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Charles Town's providers, 55 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Charles Town covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Charles Town 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 Charles Town, $42.58.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Charles Town, $3.28.

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 Charles Town. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Charles Town's providers, 55 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 Charles Town covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Charles Town 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 Charles Town, $42.58.

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 Charles Town, $3.28.

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 Charles Town. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Charles Town's providers, 55 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Charles Town with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Charles Town. The next fastest internet provider in Charles Town is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Charles Town with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Charles Town, $42.58.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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%.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.