Internet Providers in Calypso, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Calypso, NC
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $68.74

Internet Access in Calypso, North Carolina

The average Calypso household can get Internet service from 1.99 companies.

Viasat Internet is the most commonly available option in Calypso. The company is available to close to one hundred percent of Calypso census blocks. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in near one hundred percent of residents with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan in Calypso is 25 Mbps.

Spectrum is a common second choice. They offer a maximum download speed of 940 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only way to get Internet access in Calypso. fixed wireless providers like Open Broadband can offer 100 Mbps using direct wireless hardware.

Taking a look at network technologies with significant infrastructure already built across the city, the most prevalent physical wire broadband Internet technology types are Cable (91.54 percent coverage) and Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage). Traditional cable TV companies are usually the source for cable Internet, thanks to the fact that they can use their existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect customers to the Internet. Calypso customers of cable Internet service providers like Spectrum generally select it because of the combination of low prices for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.)

The Internet coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of government data and private datasets we collect from telecom industry sources. Statistics about speed and performance data comes from M-Labs. Our in-house research team has hand-collected package price and plan details on 142 broadband deals in Calypso as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Calypso, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 91.5%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 18 Mbps IPBB 7m 35s 7.7%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Calypso

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Calypso is the 617th most connected city in North Carolina behind Mount Olive, Faison, Dudley, Warsaw, and Turkey.

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

Approximately 6,000 people in Duplin 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.

In Duplin County, approximately 19,000 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 Calypso

Data from our researchers suggests that top providers in Calypso use data caps for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers see them as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers maintain that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.