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Internet providers in 26104

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26104 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 -DSL97%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Community Antenna Service - -Cable86%
Armstrong - 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable3.070%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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26104 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 26104 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 26104 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 26104 area, and 99.07% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 26104, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Parkersburg

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Community Antenna Service 103 Mbps 24 Mbps Cable
Optimum 135 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 26104

The largest internet providers serving the 26104 ZIP code are Frontier, Optimum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 26104 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 100% of the area. Parkersburg’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 26104 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/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 26104 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 $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Parkersburg, $56.24.

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 26104 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, 346 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in the 26104 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 26104 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 Parkersburg, $56.24.

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 Parkersburg, $0.50.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 26104 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Parkersburg's providers, 346 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 the 26104 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 26104 ZIP 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Parkersburg, $56.24.

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 Parkersburg, $0.50.

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 26104 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Parkersburg's providers, 346 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 26104 frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in the 26104 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 26104. The next fastest internet provider in the 26104 ZIP code is Armstrong, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 3.070% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in the 26104 ZIP with service starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Parkersburg, $56.24.

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.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.