Internet Providers in Fountain, North Carolina

Most Popular Internet Providers in Fountain, North Carolina:

Showing 1 to 4 Providers

  • 1. 1. CenturyLink
    87.5% Available
    87.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    10 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Tech installation fee of up to $125 may apply. Self-installation, if available at your location, may also be selected.
    • Price Range: $50 - $50
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 2. 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $64.99 - $249.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 3. 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. Greenlight
    1.8% Available
    1.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $39.95 - $99.95
1 Residential internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Fountain. See All
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. T-Mobile
    94.4% Available
    94.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    6 Mbps
    Download
    1.5 Mbps
    Upload
    View T-Mobile Details
    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-6mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Fountain, North Carolina

As it stands, DSL is the only wired broadband network choice that has meaningful availability for residents of Fountain proper. As of our most current data, it can be accessed by 87.51 percent of the city. DSL Internet service is delivered overtraditional telephone wires you see on telephone poles. This is why it is provided by telephone operators, such as CenturyLink.

CenturyLink is an alternative. They offer a maximum speed of 80 Mbps.

According to the latest FCC reporting, 98.55 percent of residents (1,000 residents total) are limited to a single option for home Internet.

Viasat Internet is the most widely available choice for Fountain residents. The company is accessible for near one hundred percent of Fountain. HughesNet is the most likely second option, providing near one hundred percent of Fountain with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest package we've found for HughesNet for Fountain is 25 Mbps.

Internet availability insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of public government data and private datasets collected from industry sources. Average statistics about speed and performance averages comes via M-Labs, which is a speed test tool integrated into BroadbandNow and Google and Chrome queries. Our in-house researchers have manually validated pricing on 217 broadband deals for the Fountain market as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Fountain, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Greenlight 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 1.8%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 87.5%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fountain

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Fountain is the 650th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Walstonburg, but behind Farmville, Stantonsburg, Pinetops, and Macclesfield.

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.

In Pitt County, approximately 13,000 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 and Video Streaming Around Fountain

Data from our research team shows that popular providers use data caps for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since customers view them as a strategy for limiting video streaming, while providers insist that they are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming video, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Fountain to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fountain 24.1 Mbps 4 $0.83 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +510.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.48 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +124.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +136.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +145.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +138 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.66 ( $0.00 )