Internet Providers in Fremont, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Fremont, NC
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $66.99

Internet Access in Fremont, North Carolina

Information below is calculated based on the twice-annual FCC provider coverage reports. We leverage direct reporting from providers and other privatized datasets to enhance the information down to the census block or lit address level. Plan and pricing information is gathered through our data science team. BroadbandNow has analyzed 230 Internet deals in and near Fremont since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 52 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.

Most Fremont households have 2 providers that can provide service at that address. Competition is good. It tends to improve prices and service quality. This choice isn't distributed evenly, however. even in 2021, a surprising 9.32 of the local population still has only one or fewer options for broadband Internet service.

CenturyLink is also a commonly available broadband choice for Fremont, offering DSL connections in 98 percent of Fremont. Open Broadband offers an alternative wireless service to close to one hundred percent of the local area. Keep in mind that fixed wireless needs roof access or line of site with a Open Broadband access point.

So far as the network technology types within Fremont, you have two primary systems: cable (providers like Spectrum) and DSL (providers like CenturyLink).

According to the most recent FCC filings, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable Internet providers in Fremont as measured by coverage area. As the interactive map below shows, the more common providers frequently cover the same addresses in most neighborhoods around Fremont.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Fremont, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 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 Fremont, North Carolina

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 98.2% Availability in Fremont - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 92.3% Availability in Fremont - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 4.8% Availability in Fremont - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Fremont - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Fremont - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fremont

Fremont Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Fremont is the 281st most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Stantonsburg, but behind Lucama, Goldsboro, Pikeville, and Kenly.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Wayne 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 91% of Fremont 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 Wayne County, approximately 4,000 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 Fremont

Data from our research team suggests that some of the top providers in Fremont currently place a limit on data use for their home broadband plans. Data caps are disliked since consumers see caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers explain they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the culprit is streaming video, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Internet access in Fremont neighborhoods

To date, we have gathered information on Internet coverage in the following communities within Fremont: Eureka.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Fremont

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Open Broadband Fixed Wireless 99.6%+ 100 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 98.2%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 92.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 4.8%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 93.3%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Fremont to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fremont 3.2 Mbps 6 $0.97 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +412.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +115.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +113 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +124.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +124.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )