Best Despard Internet Service Providers
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 5 choices for service in Despard, WV that meet this minimum speed threshold. Of course, many households will find this minimum speed is not sufficient for their needs, especially if they often have multiple downloads occurring simultaneously.
We aim to help you find the best choice when shopping for high speed internet service in Despard by using our ranking algorithm that takes into consideration the upload speed, download speed, coverage area and overall value. A summary of our results is as follows:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Spectrum||Cable||940 Mbps||35 Mbps||100.0%|
|2||Frontier||DSL||115 Mbps||7 Mbps||99.2%|
|3||Micrologic||wireless||50 Mbps||10 Mbps||100.0%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Despard WV Internet Access Options
More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Despard which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Despard compare to Harrison County? The average speed in Despard is 32.3 Mbps which is faster than Harrison County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the West Virginia average of 23.43 Mbps.
Despard Internet Access Facts
The average download speed in Despard is 37.9% faster than the average in West Virginia and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
DSL internet is available to 28.0% of the Harrison County population
The average internet download speed in Despard is 32.3 Mbps based upon 17624 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 100.0% of the Despard population
Fiber optic internet is available to 3.5% of Despard residents
There are 5 residential internet providers in Despard, WV providing service to at least 15% of the city
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Despard residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Spectrum as the top provider for Despard, West Virginia.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Despard, West Virginia?
The following zip codes were used: 26301
How do the internet speeds in Despard compare to other cities in West Virginia?
What is fixed wireless internet service?
Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.
How many broadband service providers are there near me?
Currently there are 5 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Despard, WV residents.
What is Mbps?
Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.
What is fiber internet service?
Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.
Who has the fastest internet service in Despard?
Spectrum with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Despard.
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the Despard, West Virginia population.
Despard Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 125+ channels
- Flexible packages
- 85,000 OnDemand titles
- All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app