Internet Providers in Glen Alpine, NC

Residential Internet Statistics for Glen Alpine, NC
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $49.95
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Glen Alpine, North Carolina:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    73.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    73.5% Available
  • 2. Spectrum
    97.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    97.5% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    98.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    98.8% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. King Street Wireless
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. Carolina West Wireless
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 8. 8. CoMPAS
    19% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *200 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    19% Available

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Internet Access in Glen Alpine, North Carolina

There are 8 Internet service providers in Glen Alpine marketing home connections, and a total of 15 including specialized smb, enterprise, and mobile providers. (Some might be "double entries" as many incumbent providers market residential service and enterprise service under separate branches.)

So far as Internet availability, the average home in Glen Alpine has 4 companies at a given address. Only 13.36 percent of the Glen Alpine population are stuck with one or fewer options for Internet.

The data on this page comes from provider coverage reports, and is confirmed through privatized data sources to provide more detailed listings than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Information on pricing and speed of individual Internet plans is generated by our data analysis team, who gather tens of thousands of data points each year. We've catalogued 186 Glen Alpine Internet plans from 2014–present, with 44 Internet or bundled packages currently available.

Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area for Glen Alpine residents. near one hundred percent of Glen Alpine census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, providing near one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. The fastest Internet package we've seen for HughesNet in Glen Alpine is 25 Mbps.

To summarize, Glen Alpine's Internet situation follows a common pattern in North Carolina towns and cities: widespread access to bundled cable and DSL, with the problem being that most residences are stuck with only one provider for setting up either Internet service. This pattern has a simple cause. Internet service providers used to be cable TV and landline telephone companies, and use these pre-existing copper wired infrastructures to deliver broadband Internet bundles.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Glen Alpine, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 1,000 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 8s 73.5%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 97.5%
CoMPAS Cable 200 Mbps Cable 40s 19.0%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 98.8%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Glen Alpine is the 171st most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Marion and Nebo, but behind Valdese, Connellys Springs, and Morganton.

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

Approximately 800 people in Burke County don't have access to any wired internet.

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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 Glen Alpine have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 87% of Glen Alpine residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Burke County, approximately 3,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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