Internet Providers in Hays, NC

Residential Internet Statistics for Hays, NC
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $29.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Hays, North Carolina:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    88.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    88.2% Available
  • 2. CenturyLink
    70.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    70.1% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. 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
  • 6. 6. Wilkes
    88.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    88.5% Available

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Internet Access in Hays, North Carolina

Hays has a variety of network options, notably fiber and cable. Fiber to the Home (FTTH), by far the most desirable network type for download speed, is available in 88.54 percent of Hays, across all all ISPs. Coaxial cable, the strongest budget choice, is available to 88.21 percent of Hays residents.

Wilkes Communications provides an alternative. They offer a maximum download speed of 1,000 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only option for Internet service for residents of Hays. fixed wireless outfits such as Carolina West Wireless can achieve 25 Mbps via direct wireless hardware.

Viasat Internet is the most likely Internet choice for Hays residents. The company is available to close to one hundred percent of Hays. HughesNet is the most likely second option, serving practically one hundred percent of Hays with Satellite service. The fastest plan we've found for HughesNet for Hays is 25 Mbps.

In terms of coverage options, the average Hays subscriber will find 3-4 companies at their address, or precisely 3.47 providers in each census block. Only 12.23 percent of Hays residents are limited to one or fewer options for residential Internet service.

The broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of government data and private datasets collected directly from telecoms. Average statistics about speed averages is sourced primarily from M-Labs, the speed test tool integrated into our site as well as Google queries. Our in-house researchers have manually validated package pricing and service data on 170 Internet plans in Hays as of 2022.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hays, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Wilkes Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 88.5%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 88.2%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 70.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
400 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Hays is the 302nd most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Roaring River and Traphill, but behind North Wilkesboro, Millers Creek, and Wilkesboro.

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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 74 people in Wilkes 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: 89% of people living in Hays 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 88% of Hays 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 Wilkes County, approximately 400 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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Compare Hays to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hays 14.9 Mbps 6 $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +566.8 Mbps ) 22 ( +16 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +157.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +184.8 Mbps ) 20 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +187.3 Mbps ) 27 ( +21 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +181.6 Mbps ) 11 ( +5 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )