Internet Providers in Durham, North Carolina
Residential Internet Statistics for Durham, NC
|Internet Service Providers:||8|
|Plans Start From:||$49.99|
|Top Download Speed:||5 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
Top Internet Providers in Durham, North Carolina:
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Internet Access in Durham, North Carolina
Durham features two major broadband network options to understand — cable (practically one hundred percent availability) and DSL (94.32% availability). Cable Internet access is delivered through traditional cable TV providers, using pre-existing coaxial copper television lines mounted on utility poles or buried in the street. DSL is sent via phone lines. Most Durham neighborhoods and street addresses have access to cable service and/or DSL service from two or more providers.
Households in Durham generally have two or more to them. View the map on this page to see how competition shifts around the city.
The plans displayed above are manually collected by our data analysis team. We have aggregated 545 plans in the area around Durham, in total.
Spectrum as well as Frontier Communications also offer coverage in Durham, often competing for the same customers.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Durham as measured by coverage area. As the map below shows, these companies frequently cover the same addresses in most blocks around Durham.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Durham, North Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||5,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||1s||58.3%|
|Google Fiber||2,000 Mbps||Fiber||4s||6.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||36.1%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL and Fiber||--||99.8%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
2.7% of consumers in Durham6,000 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 Durham
Compare Durham to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Durham||225.3 Mbps||12||$0.25 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +356.4 Mbps )||21 ( +9 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( -52.5 Mbps )||18 ( +6 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( -25.6 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( -23.1 Mbps )||24 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( -28.8 Mbps )||10 ( -2 )||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|