Internet Providers in Camden, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Camden, NC
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $60.29

Internet Access in Camden, North Carolina

The most frequently available wired network options in Camden are DSL networks as well as Fiber networks. FCC filings suggest DSL has a 98.23 percent footprint, compared to the 21.29 percent Fiber penetration. Even considering cable connections or DSL tend to be more financially viable, fiber optical networks are better suited for transmitting binary data packets and result in significantly faster speeds.

Since many houses are only wired for one phone company and one cable provider, the average home in Camden has 2 wired Internet options available (2.08 per census block). 3.87% of the Camden area have one or fewer options for which provider to use. DSL and cable Internet generally offer the most agreeable price for home use.

CenturyLink is a common alternative. They offer a maximum download speed of 60 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only option for Internet service in Camden. fixed wireless companies like InteliPort can achieve 25 Mbps over direct wireless links.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) offers the largest coverage area in Camden. The company is available to close to one hundred percent of Camden addresses. HughesNet is also a common option, providing near one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest package in Camden is 25 Mbps.

Coverage data analysis on this page comes from FCC reported data. ISPs in Camden must agree to report deployment data biannually. By using direct agreements with providers, BroadbandNow is able to further verify this data against private data reported via telecoms. This strategy helps us to produce more detailed mapping than government resources. Our speed averages are calculated from actual speed tests originating from the Camden area.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Camden, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Camden, North Carolina

  • CenturyLink - 98.2% Availability in Camden - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Mediacom - 97.8% Availability in Camden - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 8.7% Availability in Camden - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Camden - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Camden - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Camden

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Camden is the 321st most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Elizabeth City, Knotts Island, and Grandy, but behind South Mills and Moyock.

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

Approximately 300 people in Camden 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 96% of Camden 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 Camden County, approximately 600 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 Among Camden Internet Providers

Internet companies have decided to add "data caps" onto their home broadband packages as of late. The trend holds true for Camden, with common providers like Mediacom adding capped plans. This doesn't really matter for the majority of residents, but might affect users that consume a lot of high-def video. Data caps with cable plans are usually around 1 Terabyte. This is a problem for fewer than one percent of customers, according to reports from Xfinity. Mediacom Cable customers should verify data caps before signing a contract.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Camden

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL and Fiber 98.2%+ 940 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 97.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 8.7%+ 940 Mbps
InteliPort Fixed Wireless 7.6%+ 80 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 940 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 90.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 6.5%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Camden to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Camden 53.8 Mbps 7 $0.50 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +361.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.45 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +65.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +62.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +73.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +73.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )