New Cumberland, West Virginia Broadband Internet Service

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 4 choices for service in New Cumberland, 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 New Cumberland 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
1XfinityCable987 Mbps35 Mbps96.4%
2FrontierDSL, Fiber115 Mbps115 Mbps96.2%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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New Cumberland WV Internet Access Options

When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does New Cumberland have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in New Cumberland compare to Hancock County? The average speed in New Cumberland is 22.48 Mbps which is faster than Hancock County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the West Virginia average of 23.43 Mbps.

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New Cumberland Internet Access Facts

  • The average internet download speed in Hancock County is 14.89 Mbps based upon 162376 samples taken in the past year

  • The average upload speed in New Cumberland is 1.25 Mbps. This is 77.6% slower than the average in West Virginia and 89.2% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average download speed in New Cumberland is 51% faster than the Hancock County average and 30.6% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in New Cumberland is 1.25 Mbps. This is 60.6% slower than the Hancock County average and 89.2% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 96.0% of Hancock County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 3.0% of Hancock County residents

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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 New Cumberland 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 Xfinity as the top provider for New Cumberland, West Virginia.

How do the internet speeds in New Cumberland compare to other cities in West Virginia?

Click through to see how the New Cumberland broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Chapmanville, Chester, Clendenin, Elkview, Fort Ashby, Lubeck, Pleasant Valley

What download speed do I need to stream movies?

For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for New Cumberland, West Virginia?

The following zip codes were used: 26047 and 43926

Who has the fastest internet service in New Cumberland?

Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in New Cumberland.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in New Cumberland - Frontier.

What is an internet data cap?

Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.

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.




New Cumberland 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.


Xfinity

  • 260+ channels
  • Award winning voice remote
  • Customize your plan
  • Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
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DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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