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Internet Providers in Belvidere, North Carolina
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Internet Access in Belvidere, North Carolina
You can expect to find two main infrastructure choices around Belvidere: cable (44.87% coverage) and DSL (78.23% availability). Cable Internet service is provided via cable TV corporations, using their pre-existing coaxial television cables on utility poles. DSL, similarly, is delivered over phone lines.  DSL generally tends to be less fast than cable. This is important to note for addresses not served by a cable or other wired alternative, because DSL-only addresses tend to be farther away from the DSL provider office.
59.29 percent of Belvidere residents (600 residents total) have a single choice for home broadband, or none.
The broadband coverage data on this page is primarily sourced from FCC reports, and is enhanced against private databases to provide more accurate listings than is available from government websites. Information about pricing of individual Internet plans is sourced through our research and analysis team, who gather thousands of plans each year.
CenturyLink is an alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Belvidere with 78 percent local coverage and a maximum speed of 25 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only choice for Internet access for residents of Belvidere. For example, fixed wireless providers such as InteliPort are able to reach 80 Mbps over direct wireless hardware.
According to the latest FCC data and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Belvidere in terms of coverage. As the interactive map below shows, the more common ISPs frequently cover the same addresses around Belvidere.
Internet Statistics 2021
59.3% of consumers in Belvidere600 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 Belvidere, North Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||44.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||78.2%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
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 and Video Streaming Around Belvidere
Data collected by our research team shows that common ISPs in Belvidere currently place a limit on data use for their home broadband packages. Data caps are disliked since subscribers see caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers explain caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming video, which can use 1–7GB per hour.