Internet Providers in Dillsboro, NC
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Residential Internet Statistics for Dillsboro, NC
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$43.3|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Dillsboro, North Carolina
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 Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
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 )|