Internet Providers in Dillsboro, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Dillsboro, NC
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 3
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $43.3

Internet Access in Dillsboro, North Carolina

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Dillsboro. HughesNet is also a common option.

In terms of network technologies available around the area, we see that the most frequently available physical wire broadband Internet connection varieties are DSL and Satellite, with 90.70% and practically one hundred percent respectively. DSL service is transmitted via telephone wires, and comes from corporations such as Frontier Communications that have existing phone networks. DSL is the slowest of all other wired broadband infrastructures.

The data on this page comes via FCC coverage reports. Coverage data is cross-validated against privatized databases to provide more useful listings than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Information about pricing and speeds of specific broadband plans is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans every year.

Since most houses are only wired for one telephone (DSL) company and cable networks don't generally overlap, the majority of Dillsboro households have 2-3 wired Internet providers to choose from. 18.6% of the Dillsboro area — 7 people — have one or fewer choices for their Internet service provider. DSL and cable broadband are likely to provide the best pricing and data use packages for home use.

Outside of the Internet options listed above, Frontier Communications provides a third option for coverage in 90 percent of the Dillsboro area.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Dillsboro, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Morris Broadband 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 81.4%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Morris Broadband 200 Mbps Cable 40s 81.4%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 90.7%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Dillsboro

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Dillsboro is the 231st most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Sylva, Bryson City, Cullowhee, Cherokee, and Whittier.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Jackson 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.

Fiber Availability: 81% of people living in Dillsboro have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 81% of Dillsboro 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 Jackson County, approximately 22,000 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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting Around Dillsboro

Data collected by our research team suggests that many of the top providers in the area place a limit on streaming for their home broadband packages. Data caps are controversial since customers see caps as a strategy to limit video streaming. Providers insist that they are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Compare Dillsboro to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Dillsboro 3.6 Mbps 5 $3.68 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +530.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +145.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +157 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +165.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +158.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )