Internet Providers in Farmville, North Carolina

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Residential Internet Statistics for Farmville, NC
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 66.81 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 9.72%

Internet Access in Farmville, North Carolina

Information on this page is based on the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage reporting. We leverage direct provider reports and other privatized datasets to further validate that information. Pricing and plan information shown here is aggregated manually by our data science team. We've analyzed 213 Internet deals in and near Farmville since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 435 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

16.58 percent of Farmville is cut off from choice so far as true broadband Internet service. This is not a surprise, since market competition between Internet providers is not strong. Addresses in the local area generally have 1 options for service.

CenturyLink is also a commonly available broadband option in Farmville, offering mainly DSL connections available to 98 percent of Farmville.

So far as the network technology options in Farmville, there are currently two primary systems: cable (Spectrum, for example) and DSL (providers like CenturyLink).

According to the most recent FCC data, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable Internet providers in Farmville as measured by coverage area. These providers frequently overlap in most neighborhoods around Farmville.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Farmville, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Farmville, North Carolina

  • CenturyLink - 98.6% Availability in Farmville - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 84.3% Availability in Farmville - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Farmville - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Farmville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Farmville

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Farmville is the 520th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Snow Hill, Macclesfield, Walstonburg, Fountain, and Hookerton.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Pitt 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 83% of Farmville 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 Pitt County, approximately 16,000 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 Caps Around Farmville

Data collected by our researchers suggests that many of the top providers use data caps on residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue lately since consumers see caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers explain that caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Farmville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 98.6%+ 60 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 84.3%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 61.9%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Farmville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Farmville 66.8 Mbps 4 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +282.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +40.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +32.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +44.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +48.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )