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Internet providers in South Charleston, WV

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South Charleston, WV internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL96%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Lumos Networks $39.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL1.641%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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South Charleston internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in South Charleston 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 South Charleston area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of South Charleston residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in South Charleston, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the South Charleston area, and 95.52% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South Charleston's six internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in South Charleston

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Optimum 137 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable
Frontier 58 Mbps 28 Mbps DSL
Viasat 7 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in South Charleston

The largest internet providers in South Charleston are Frontier, Optimum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to South Charleston.

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

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in South Charleston covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in South Charleston 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 South Charleston, $53.99.

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Optimum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

7 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in South Charleston covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but South Charleston 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 South Charleston, $53.99.

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 South Charleston, $0.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 7 Mbps in South Charleston. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Charleston's providers, 48 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 South Charleston covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of South Charleston 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in South Charleston, $53.99.

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 South Charleston, $0.40.

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 South Charleston. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all South Charleston's providers, 48 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Lumos Networks is the fastest internet provider in South Charleston with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.641% of households in South Charleston. The next fastest internet provider in South Charleston is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Lumos Networks offers the cheapest internet in South Charleston with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in South Charleston, $53.99.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.

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Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.