Internet Providers in Boone, NC

Residential Internet Statistics for Boone, NC
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $30
Top Download Speed: 5 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Boone, North Carolina:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    91.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    91.6% Available
  • 2. Spectrum
    98.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.4% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    30.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    30.8% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. King Street Wireless
    99.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    99.7% Available
  • 7. 7. Carolina West Wireless
    94.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    94.4% Available
  • 8. 8. Skybest
    47.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    47.3% Available
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Internet Access in Boone, North Carolina

Information on this page is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual provider territory filings. We also use direct reporting from providers to enhance the information on a census block level. Plan, pricing, and other data on BroadbandNow is aggregated manually by our data analysis team. We've collected and verified 306 Internet plans in Boone since 2014. The speed averages shown here are drawn from 4,931 speed test records in the past 12 months.

Households in Boone usually have two or more Internet providers at their address, although the amount of choice may change from block to block. See the interactive map on this page to explore how competition changes around Boone.

Spectrum as well as AT&T Internet can also provide coverage in Boone, with significant shared territory in some parts of town.

When comparing network choices, Fiber, cable, and DSL have strong coverage in different parts of the area. Between the options, Fiber-based service presents the better network type. Fiber Internet has 52.28 percent availability in Boone.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest Internet providers in Boone in terms of coverage. As the interactive maps below show, the more common providers often cover the same addresses around Boone.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Boone, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 5,000 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 1s 91.6%
Skybest Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s 47.3%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 98.4%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 30.8%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
300 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.

Boone is the 48th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Todd, Sugar Grove, Deep Gap, and Blowing Rock, but behind Vilas.

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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 400 people in Watauga 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: 52% of people living in Boone 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 99% of Boone 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 Watauga County, approximately 500 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.

Map of ISPs in Boone

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Compare Boone to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Boone 108.9 Mbps 14 $0.31 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +472.8 Mbps ) 22 ( +8 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +63.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +7 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +90.8 Mbps ) 20 ( +6 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +93.3 Mbps ) 27 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +87.6 Mbps ) 11 ( -3 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )