Internet Providers in Franklinville, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Franklinville, NC
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 13
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $80.52

Internet Access in Franklinville, North Carolina

The average residence in the Franklinville area has 2.08 Internet providers to choose from. This is common amount of options for the US, seeing as the majority of Internet providers have their roots as cable TV or telephone providers, and most addresses have long been wired for one of each.

The packages listed above are collected manually by our data team.

CenturyLink as well as Spectrum can also provide coverage in Franklinville, with overlap in some streets.

DSL and cable are the primary network technologies in the Franklinville metro area, fighting for the same customers at many addresses and competing on service quality. Coaxial cable speed is usually stronger and more consistent. That said, the overall speeds we've recorded with either type are similar.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most frequently available provider overall, covering close to one hundred percent of Franklinville residents. HughesNet is available to close to one hundred percent of the population. The top download speed advertised for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised packages as high as 25 Mbps. In general, anything above 10 megabits per second (Mbps) will be enough to stream SD video on WiFi. However, it may become an issue for multiple users or high-bandwidth applications like video conferencing and multiplayer gaming. Explore the availability map on this page to see Internet options on a granular level.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Franklinville with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Franklinville is the 44th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Asheboro and Staley, but behind Ramseur, Randleman, and Liberty.
  • The fastest zip code in Franklinville for April 2021 is 27248. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 Franklinville, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
North State Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
North State Communications 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s
Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation 10 Mbps DSL 13m 39s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Franklinville, North Carolina

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 84.5% Availability in Franklinville - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 80.9% Availability in Franklinville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • NorthState - Fiber - 23.0% Availability in Franklinville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • North State - DSL - 25.3% Availability in Franklinville - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation - Fiber - 7.1% Availability in Franklinville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation - DSL - 6.7% Availability in Franklinville - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - Fiber - 1.6% Availability in Franklinville - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Franklinville - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Franklinville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Franklinville

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Franklinville is the 44th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Asheboro and Staley, but behind Ramseur, Randleman, and Liberty.

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

Approximately 87 people in Randolph 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.

Fiber Availability: 11% of people living in Franklinville have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 84% of Franklinville 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.

As of this month, 27248 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Franklinville.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Randolph County, approximately 3,000 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 in Franklinville

Internet service providers have added "data caps" on their home WiFi and broadband plans recently. Some major Internet service providers in the area — CenturyLink included — have data caps, according to the latest data. Data caps vary quite a bit. They typically can be from 250GB up to one Terabyte or more. Data limits are generally quite high, meaning they don't affect most people. Potential CenturyLink customers in Franklinville are advised to verify data caps while purchasing service. Don't presume the caps based on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Franklinville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 84.5%+ 60 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 80.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
North State Communications Fiber 23.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
North State Communications DSL 25.3%+ 20 Mbps
Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation Fiber 7.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation DSL 6.7%+ 10 Mbps
CenturyLink Fiber 1.6%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 60 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 91.0%+ 940 Mbps
North State Communications Fiber 33.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation Fiber 9.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 2.8%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Franklinville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Franklinville 176.5 Mbps 9 $0.45 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +238.9 Mbps ) 14 ( +5 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -57.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -60.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -49.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -48.9 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )