Internet Providers in Biscoe, North Carolina
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Residential Internet Statistics for Biscoe, NC
|Wired Internet Providers:||4|
|Average Speed Test Result:||3.04 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||19.73%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Biscoe, North Carolina
Internet Access in Biscoe, North Carolina
There are an average of 2.29 broadband providers per census block in Biscoe. Practically speaking, this means that most households in the area have at least 2-3 choices for Internet service.
Keep in mind, since FCC data is only collected biannually and only made public six or more months after, availability shown here may not be complete. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the delay.
So far as the network technologies in Biscoe, there are currently two systems: cable and DSL (think CenturyLink).
CenturyLink is also a commonly available broadband option in Biscoe, offering DSL connections with coverage in 98 percent of the area. RiverStreet Networks offers an alternative wireless service worth noting for 50 percent of local residents. Keep in mind it requires roof access and proximity to a RiverStreet Networks tower or access point.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Biscoe so far as coverage area. These companies frequently cover the same addresses in different neighborhoods around Biscoe.
Internet Statistics 2021
19.8% of consumers in Biscoe700 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 Biscoe, North Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Biscoe, North Carolina
- CenturyLink - 98.2% Availability in Biscoe - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Spectrum - 75.7% Availability in Biscoe - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation - 3.4% Availability in Biscoe - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Biscoe - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Biscoe - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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 Around Biscoe
Data collected by our research team suggests that popular providers use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since consumers view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers insist that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is video streaming, which easily consumes 1–7GB/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Biscoe
|CenturyLink||DSL and Fiber||98.2%+||940 Mbps|
|RiverStreet Networks||Fixed Wireless||51.0%+||6 Mbps|
|Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation||Fiber||3.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL and Fiber||100%||940 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||40.7%+||940 Mbps|
|Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation||Fiber||11.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Biscoe to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Biscoe||3 Mbps||7||$0.23 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +346.1 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +104.1 Mbps )||18 ( +11 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +96.7 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +108.7 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +112.3 Mbps )||9 ( +2 )||$0.26 ( + $0.00 )|