Internet Providers in Bear Creek, NC

Residential Internet Statistics for Bear Creek, NC
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $50
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Bear Creek, North Carolina:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    93.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    93.5% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    42.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    42.9% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. Windstream
    6.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *200 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    6.3% Available
  • 6. 6. Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation
    60.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    60.1% Available

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Internet Access in Bear Creek, North Carolina

There are two widely available broadband options in Bear Creek: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. Their network has speeds up to 100 Mbps and coverage for virtually one hundred percent of the city. HughesNet mostly provides Satellite. Their Internet services have availability for virtually one hundred percent of the area.

The data on this page comes via FCC coverage reports. Listings here are confirmed using private databases to output more detailed resources than is available from government websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points every year. We've catalogued 235 Bear Creek Internet plans since 2014. There are 26 Internet or bundled packages currently available in the area.

37.42 percent of households are limited to a single choice for home residential broadband.

CenturyLink provides a common second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer a maximum speed of 80 Mbps.

To summarize, 5G Internet and DSL and Fiber are the most commonly available types of broadband around the Bear Creek area. The map and public speed test data seen below illustrate how the real-world speed test and performance results differ when comparing zip codes and providers in the area.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bear Creek, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s 60.1%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 93.5%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s 6.3%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 42.9%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
1,000 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.

Bear Creek is the 375th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Siler City, Moncure, and Goldston, but behind Pittsboro and Bennett.

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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 200 people in Chatham 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: 60% of people living in Bear Creek 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 63% of Bear Creek 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 Chatham County, approximately 6,000 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 Bear Creek to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bear Creek 11.8 Mbps 10 $0.49 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +569.9 Mbps ) 22 ( +12 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +161 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +187.9 Mbps ) 20 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +190.4 Mbps ) 27 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +184.7 Mbps ) 11 ( +1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )