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Internet providers in Princeton, WV

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Princeton, WV internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable18%
Suddenlink $30.00 100 - 150 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
GigaBeam Networks $45.00 10 - 50 MbpsWireless100%
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Princeton internet service at a glance

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

There are six internet providers serving the Princeton area, and 96.19% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Princeton's six internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Princeton

The largest internet providers in Princeton are Frontier, Xfinity, and Suddenlink bringing DSL and cable options to Princeton.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Princeton residents, covering 96% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 18% of the area. Princeton’s third most-available internet provider, Suddenlink, offers cable to around 99% of Princeton 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 Princeton covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Princeton 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 Princeton, $40.49.

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 Princeton, $1.35.

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 Princeton. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Princeton's providers, 77 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

18%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to a limited number of households in Princeton covering 18% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Princeton 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 Princeton, $40.49.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Princeton, $1.35.

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 Princeton. These download speeds are available to 18% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Princeton's providers, 77 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 Princeton covering 99% of the area.

Suddenlink’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Princeton 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 Princeton, $40.49.

Suddenlink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Princeton, $1.35.

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 Princeton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Princeton's providers, 77 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Princeton may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Princeton cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Princeton with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 18% of households in Princeton. The next fastest internet provider in Princeton is Suddenlink, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Princeton with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Princeton, $40.49.

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.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.