Internet Providers in Efland, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Efland, NC
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $62.71

Internet Access in Efland, North Carolina

There are an average of 2.25 broadband providers per census block in Efland. As a result, a majority of households in the area have a minimum of 2-3 options so far as Internet, and residents can switch when they are disappointed by a company.

HughesNet provides an second choice. They offer a top speed of 25 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only option for Internet service in Efland. For example, fixed wireless outfits such as Open Broadband are able to deliver 25 Mbps or more over wireless hardware.

CenturyLink is the most widely available option in Efland. close to one hundred percent of the Efland area can get access to them. Viasat Internet is the most likely followup option, providing practically one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest package we've found for Viasat for Efland is 100 Mbps.

Looking at network tech offered across the Efland area, the most common physical wire broadband Internet tech types are DSL (practically one hundred percent coverage) and Cable (47.45 percent coverage). Cable internet connections are sold by former cable TV companies, leveraging existing coaxial cable TV networks. [1] Cable often makes sense for Efland residents because of the strong mix of speed and value. Telephone providers are the main source for DSL Internet, because DSL transmits data over phone lines. Compared to other copper-based networks, the twisted and bundled copper makeup seen in telephone lines allows for a lower bandwidth ceiling than more modern techs like cable and fiber.

Broadband availability stats on the page below are calculated from a mix of government data and private data we source from ISPs. Averaged statistics about speed data comes primarily via M-Labs, which is a speed test utility integrated into BroadbandNow and Google and Chrome search results. Our in-house market research team has hand-aggregated package pricing and service data on 233 broadband plans in Efland as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Efland, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Efland, North Carolina

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Efland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 47.5% Availability in Efland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit - Fiber - 7.1% Availability in Efland - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 1.2% Availability in Efland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Efland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Efland - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Efland is the 568th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Cedar Grove, but behind Hillsborough, Carrboro, Mebane, and Haw River.

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

Approximately 43 people in Orange 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 49% of Efland 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 Orange County, approximately 7,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Efland

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 100% 100 Mbps
Open Broadband Fixed Wireless 71.9%+ 25 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 47.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit Fiber 7.1%+ 940 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 1.2%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 60 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 32.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 5.3%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Efland to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Efland 25.5 Mbps 7 $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +389.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +93.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +90.7 Mbps ) 14 ( +7 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +101.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +102.1 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )