Internet Providers in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Residential Internet Statistics for Chapel Hill, NC
|Internet Service Providers:||6|
|Plans Start From:||$49.99|
|Top Download Speed:||5 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Data on BroadbandNow is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual provider territory reporting. BroadbandNow also uses direct provider coverage reports and other privatized datasets to validate that data down to the census block level. Plane and pricing data is aggregated manually by our research team. We have aggregated 547 broadband plans in and near Chapel Hill since 2014. speed averages are based on 22,705 local connections. They are intended for general provider comparison purposes, not to indicate top Internet speeds available.
Cable and DSL are the main broadband types within Chapel Hill, fighting over the same potential customers at most addresses and competing on service quality. Cable network speed tends to be stronger. That said, overall performance of either Internet technology system are comparable. Local public speed test records suggest that network performance is stronger than average. Chapel Hill is 27.30 percent above the North Carolina average so far as citywide download speeds.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Chapel Hill.
Spectrum and AT&T Internet also offer Internet service in Chapel Hill, with significant shared territory in some blocks.
Overall, competition between ISPs in Chapel Hill isn't strong (2.84 companies available per census block). It isn't a lot, but it's enough to drive competition on price that benefits those who live in more competitive neighborhoods.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Chapel Hill, North Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||5,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||1s||94.1%|
|Google Fiber||2,000 Mbps||Fiber||4s||12.3%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||12.8%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||29.7%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL and Fiber||--||10.9%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
2.5% of consumers in Chapel Hill2,000 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.
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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.
Map of ISPs in Chapel Hill
Compare Chapel Hill to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Chapel Hill||229.1 Mbps||12||$0.22 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +352.6 Mbps )||21 ( +9 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( -56.3 Mbps )||18 ( +6 )||$0.24 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( -29.4 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.24 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( -26.9 Mbps )||24 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( -32.6 Mbps )||10 ( -2 )||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|