Internet Providers in Alexander, NC

Residential Internet Statistics for Alexander, NC
Internet Service Providers: 7
Plans Start From: $45
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Alexander, North Carolina:

Showing 1 to 9 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    91.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    91.5% Available
  • 2. AT&T Internet
    66% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • IPBB
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • IPBB
    66% Available
  • 3. Frontier
    30.9% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    30.9% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    17.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    17.5% Available
  • 7. 7. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    17.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    17.5% Available
  • 8. 8. Skyrunner
    42.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    42.6% Available
  • 9. 9. French Broad Fiber
    15% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    15% Available

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Internet Access in Alexander, North Carolina

There are currently an average of 2.45 Internet service providers in each census block in Alexander. Practically speaking, this means that most households in the area have at least 2-3 choices so far as Internet service, and it is easier for residents to switch when disappointed with a provider.

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 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.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Alexander, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
French Broad Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 15.0%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 91.5%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s 66.0%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 17.5%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 17.5%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 30.9%
200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Alexander is the 312th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Leicester, but behind Marshall, Asheville, Weaverville, and Mars Hill.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 600 people in Buncombe County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 15% of people living in Alexander have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 94% of Alexander residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Buncombe County, approximately 2,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Alexander to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Alexander 135.8 Mbps 10 $0.32 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +445.9 Mbps ) 22 ( +12 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +37 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +63.9 Mbps ) 20 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +66.4 Mbps ) 27 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +60.7 Mbps ) 11 ( +1 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )