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Internet Speeds in Charleston, WV

Charleston residents have 3 internet providers to choose from. Suddenlink Communications is the most popular provider, offering cable internet service. In our research, we have been seeing 93 Mbps for download speeds and 17 Mbps for upload speeds for Suddenlink Communications customers over 14,975 recent tests. Frontier Communications and Lumos Networks also have coverage in Charleston, although they are not as popular as Suddenlink Communications. These providers offer DSL and fiber internet service.

See more detailed speed and coverage data below.

Last updated on February 3, 2023
ProviderDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
Suddenlink Communications
Cable
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93 Mbps17 Mbps28 ms
Frontier Communications
DSL
Fiber
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15 Mbps2 Mbps34 ms
Lumos Networks
DSL
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25 Mbps28 Mbps16 ms
* Data from speed tests taken in the last 3 months

Internet Providers in Charleston, WV

Frontier Communications

DSL
Fiber

Download Speed

15Mbps

Upload Speed

2Mbps

Latency

34ms

Overview

Frontier Communications is the 2nd most popular provider in Charleston offering DSL and fiber internet service. Users have been getting 15 Mbps for download speeds and 2 Mbps for upload speeds over 1,698 recent tests.

Performance Breakdown

Frontier Communications has the 3rd fastest average download speed, the 3rd fastest average upload speed, and the 3rd lowest latency out of all of the providers in Charleston. 37% of users saw download speeds slower than 10 Mbps, and 61% of users saw upload speeds slower than 5 Mbps.

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Recent Frontier Communications Speed Tests in Charleston

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
February 2, 20234 Mbps1 Mbps29 ms
February 2, 20231 Mbps1 Mbps30 ms
February 2, 202314 Mbps14 Mbps30 ms
February 2, 20232 Mbps1 Mbps98 ms
February 2, 20231 Mbps1 Mbps562 ms
February 2, 202311 Mbps2 Mbps34 ms
February 1, 202345 Mbps81 Mbps34 ms
February 1, 202313 Mbps2 Mbps30 ms
February 1, 20236 Mbps6 Mbps9 ms
February 1, 2023292 Mbps201 Mbps28 ms

Lumos Networks

DSL

Download Speed

25Mbps

Upload Speed

28Mbps

Latency

16ms

Overview

Lumos Networks is the 3rd most popular provider in Charleston offering DSL internet service. Users have been getting 25 Mbps for download speeds and 28 Mbps for upload speeds over 78 recent tests.

Performance Breakdown

Lumos Networks has the 2nd fastest average download speed, the fastest average upload speed, and the lowest latency out of all of the providers in Charleston. 30% of users saw download speeds slower than 10 Mbps, and 28% of users saw upload speeds slower than 5 Mbps.

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Recent Lumos Networks Speed Tests in Charleston

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
February 2, 202327 Mbps45 Mbps23 ms
February 1, 202331 Mbps9 Mbps34 ms
February 1, 20235 Mbps4 Mbps11 ms
February 1, 202320 Mbps21 Mbps16 ms
January 31, 2023108 Mbps21 Mbps12 ms
January 31, 20237 Mbps11 Mbps16 ms
January 30, 20232 Mbps1 Mbps17 ms
January 28, 202374 Mbps60 Mbps9 ms
January 26, 202350 Mbps33 Mbps14 ms
January 25, 202330 Mbps46 Mbps28 ms

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Frequently Asked Questions

What internet providers are available in Charleston, WV?

Suddenlink Communications, Frontier Communications and Lumos Networks currently operate in Charleston.

What is the most popular internet provider in Charleston, WV?

Suddenlink Communications is currently the most popular internet provider in Charleston based on the number of speed tests in the last 3 months.

What is the fastest internet provider in Charleston, WV?

The fastest internet provider for you is going to differ based on your needs, and which providers actually serve your home. However, when it comes to the real speeds users in Charleston are getting, Suddenlink Communications provides the fastest download and upload speeds.

Is there fiber internet in Charleston, WV?

Frontier Communications provides fiber internet in Charleston.