Internet Providers in Alexander, North Carolina

Most Popular Internet Providers in Alexander, North Carolina:

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  • 1. 1. Spectrum
    91.5% Available
    91.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 200-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 6 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. AT&T Internet
    68.8% Available
    68.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    20 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
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    • Deal
    • IPBB
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 3
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: IPBB
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation cost.
    • Price Range: $45 - $129.99
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $64.99 - $249.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 4. 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. Frontier
    29.5% Available
    29.5%

    Available

    Call For Speed Availability
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 30-30mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $49.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 6. 6. Skyrunner
    42.6% Available
    42.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    5 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 5-25mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $45 - $85
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 7. 7. French Broad Fiber
    15% Available
    15%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $49.95 - $74.95
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 1. 1. Spectrum Business
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
    View Spectrum Business Details
    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 200-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $64.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Frontier Business
    28.3% Available
    28.3%

    Available

    Call For Speed Availability
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 30-115mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $59.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 3. 3. French Broad Fiber
    16% Available
    16%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $64.95 - $89.95
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 4. 4. French Broad Fiber
    16% Available
    16%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $64.95 - $89.95
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View AT&T Wireless Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. T-Mobile
    99.3% Available
    99.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
    View T-Mobile Details
    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Alexander, North Carolina

There are currently an average of 2.47 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.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Alexander with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Alexander is the 291st most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Mars Hill and Leicester, but behind Weaverville, Marshall, and Asheville.
  • The fastest zip code in Alexander for July 2021 is 28701. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 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 68.8%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 29.5%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Alexander

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Alexander is the 291st most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Mars Hill and Leicester, but behind Weaverville, Marshall, and Asheville.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Buncombe County don't have access to any wired internet.

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.

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

Approximately 97% of Alexander residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

As of this month, 28701 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Alexander.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

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

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.

Compare Alexander to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Alexander 111.4 Mbps 7 $0.48 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +423 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.48 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +37.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +49.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +58.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +50.7 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )