Internet Providers in Alexander, North Carolina
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Residential Internet Statistics for Alexander, NC
|Wired Internet Providers:||4|
|Average Speed Test Result:||80.86 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0.77%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Alexander, North Carolina
Internet Access in Alexander, North Carolina
3 ISPs are available at the average Alexander resident. In context, this is a good amount of competition contrasted with other cities in North Carolina. Competition often results in more consumer-friendly pricing.
Cable TV and Internet providers like Spectrum and DSL providers like AT&T Internet make up the top Internet service types available around Alexander.
Since FCC data is only processed biannually and only released 6+ months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. We source availability data directly from many ISPs to help fix this problem.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Alexander's most widely available wired Internet choices.
Besides the Internet options detailed above, Spectrum provides a third choice for Internet in 91 percent of Alexander. Fixed wireless providers like Skyrunner are worth looking at, but the main wired providers usually offer a stronger value when it comes to speed and pricing.
Internet Statistics 2021
3.7% of consumers in Alexander100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Alexander, North Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|French Broad Fiber||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Alexander, North Carolina
- Spectrum - 91.5% Availability in Alexander - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- AT&T Internet - 66.9% Availability in Alexander - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Frontier - 29.5% Availability in Alexander - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- French Broad Fiber - 15.0% Availability in Alexander - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Alexander - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Alexander - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps Around Alexander
Data from our market research team shows that some of the top providers in the area use data caps on residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue since customers view them as a strategy to stop streaming services. Providers explain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Alexander
|AT&T Internet||DSL||66.9%+||100 Mbps|
|Skyrunner||Fixed Wireless||42.6%+||25 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||29.5%+||115 Mbps|
|French Broad Fiber||Fiber||15.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||100%||940 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||28.3%+||115 Mbps|
|French Broad Fiber||Fiber||0.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Alexander to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Alexander||80.9 Mbps||8||$0.49 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +268.2 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +26.2 Mbps )||18 ( +10 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +18.8 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +30.8 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +34.4 Mbps )||9 ( +1 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|