Internet Providers in Balsam Grove, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Balsam Grove, NC
Internet Providers: 3
Internet Plans: 3
Fastest Speed Available: 11 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $51.12

Internet Access in Balsam Grove, North Carolina

Balsam Grove has two common Internet providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. Their network has speeds up to 100 Mbps and coverage for near one hundred percent of the population. HughesNet offers Satellite. Their Internet services have availability for near one hundred percent of Balsam Grove.

Comporium Communications is another commonly available broadband choice for Balsam Grove. They offer DSL service available to 95 percent of the area.

For Balsam Grove residents, there are no wired broadband providers to speak of. (At least, that meets a 25 Mbps and 3 Mbps upload performance benchmark.)

DSL providers connect customers to broadband service using copper phone infrastructure. This is why DSL is marketed through telecommunication companies that bundle Internet access with phone service. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) is accessible by 95.36 percent of area addresses. See the speed graphs on this page to get an idea of how advertised speed, latency, and etc compare to user-tested performance in the area.

Coverage data analysis found here comes from FCC reporting. Providers in Balsam Grove must agree to submit deployment data biannually. Leveraging our relationships with Internet providers, BroadbandNow is able to confirm this data against privatized data reported by Internet providers directly. Since 2014, we've processed 373 rows of data about broadband coverage in Balsam Grove. Our speed averages are calculated from actual speed tests originating from Balsam Grove.

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 Balsam Grove, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Comporium Communications 11 Mbps DSL 12m 24s 95.4%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Balsam Grove

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Balsam Grove is the 423rd most connected city in North Carolina behind Pisgah Forest, Etowah, Brevard, Lake Toxaway, and Cashiers.

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

Approximately 400 people in Transylvania 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.

In Transylvania County, approximately 3,000 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.