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Internet providers in Parkersburg, WV

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Parkersburg, WV internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL93%
Suddenlink $30.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Community Antenna Service $29.95 100 - 500 MbpsCable77%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Parkersburg internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Parkersburg 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 Parkersburg area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Parkersburg residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Parkersburg, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Parkersburg area, and 97.35% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Parkersburg's six internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Parkersburg

The largest internet providers in Parkersburg are Frontier, Suddenlink, and Community Antenna Service bringing DSL and cable options to Parkersburg.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Parkersburg residents, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink, which covers 100% of the area. Parkersburg’s third most-available internet provider, Community Antenna Service, offers cable to around 77% of Parkersburg residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Parkersburg covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Parkersburg 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 Parkersburg, $39.59.

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 Parkersburg, $0.81.

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 Parkersburg. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Parkersburg's providers, 312 Mbps.

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Suddenlink cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Suddenlink offers broadband to all households in Parkersburg covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Suddenlink start at $30/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Parkersburg, $39.59.

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 Parkersburg, $0.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Parkersburg. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Parkersburg's providers, 312 Mbps.

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Community Antenna Service cable internet

Provider

Community Antenna Service

Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

500 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

77%

Cable from Community Antenna Service offers broadband to most households in Parkersburg covering 77% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Community Antenna Service start at $29.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Parkersburg, $39.59.

Community Antenna Service 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 Parkersburg, $0.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Community Antenna Service offers download speeds up to 500 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in Parkersburg. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Parkersburg's providers, 312 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Parkersburg, you’ll likely have options from cable and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Parkersburg, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Parkersburg and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Parkersburg at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Parkersburg at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Parkersburg residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Suddenlink is the fastest internet provider in Parkersburg with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Parkersburg. The next fastest internet provider in Parkersburg is Community Antenna Service, offering download speeds up to 500 Mbps to 77% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Parkersburg with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Parkersburg, $39.59.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.