Internet providers in Dunbar, WV

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Dunbar, WV internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL96%
Suddenlink $30.00 100 - 150 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
King Street Wireless - -Wireless100%
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Dunbar internet service at a glance

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

There are five internet providers serving the Dunbar area, and 96.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Dunbar's five internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 150 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Dunbar

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

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

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Dunbar 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 Dunbar, $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, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dunbar, $1.17.

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 Dunbar. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Dunbar's providers, 53 Mbps.

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Suddenlink cable internet

Provider
Suddenlink
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

7 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Suddenlink offers broadband to all households in Dunbar covering 99% of the area.

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

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

Suddenlink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dunbar, $1.17.

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 Dunbar. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Dunbar's providers, 53 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 Dunbar covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Dunbar 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 Dunbar, $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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dunbar, $1.17.

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 Dunbar. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Dunbar's providers, 53 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Suddenlink is the fastest internet provider in Dunbar with download speeds up to 150 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Dunbar. The next fastest internet provider in Dunbar is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.