Internet Providers in Biscoe, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Biscoe, NC
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $83.76

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 and Fiber 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 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

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 Biscoe, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 3.4%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 75.7%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 98.3%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Biscoe

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Biscoe is the 425th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Candor, Troy, Eagle Springs, and Star, but behind Robbins.

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

Approximately 700 people in Montgomery 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.

Approximately 80% of Biscoe 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.

In Montgomery County, approximately 9,000 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 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.

Compare Biscoe to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Biscoe 2.1 Mbps 7 $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +532.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +146.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +158.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +167.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +160 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )