Internet providers in 26101

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26101 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 400 MbpsCable2.318%
Suddenlink $30.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
Community Antenna Service $29.95 100 - 500 MbpsCable87%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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26101 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 26101 ZIP code 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 26101 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% 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 seven internet providers serving the 26101 area, and 98.69% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 26101, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 26101

The largest internet providers serving the 26101 ZIP code are Frontier, Suddenlink, and Community Antenna Service bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 26101 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink, which covers 98% of the area. Parkersburg’s third most-available internet provider, Community Antenna Service, offers cable to around 87% of residents in the 26101 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 26101 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines 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, $37.99.

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 Parkersburg, $0.84.

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 26101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Parkersburg's providers, 327 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

98%

Cable from Suddenlink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 26101 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

Suddenlink’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 26101 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, $37.99.

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 Parkersburg, $0.84.

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 26101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Parkersburg's providers, 327 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

87%

Cable from Community Antenna Service offers broadband to nearly all households in the 26101 ZIP code, covering 87% of the area.

Community Antenna Service’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 26101 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, $37.99.

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, $0.84.

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 26101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Parkersburg's providers, 327 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 26101 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 26101 and the greater Parkersburg area. 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 in the 26101 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 26101 frequently asked questions

Suddenlink is the fastest internet provider in the 26101 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in 26101. The next fastest internet provider in the 26101 ZIP code is Community Antenna Service, offering download speeds up to 500 Mbps to 87% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 26101 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Parkersburg, $37.99.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.