Internet Providers in Hickory, NC
Residential Internet Statistics for Hickory, NC
|Internet Service Providers:||7|
|Plans Start From:||$49.99|
|Top Download Speed:||1 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in Hickory, North Carolina
Hickory has 9 residential Internet providers, or 20 if you include business and mobile operators. Consumers in the area have access to 6 choices for wired broadband like DSL and cable.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
Most households in Hickory have more than one Internet providers to them, although the number of options tends to change depending on which neighborhood you're looking at. See the interactive map on this page to explore how competition shifts in different parts of Hickory.
Cable and DSL are the two primary broadband network options within Hickory. They are frequently overlapping and competing with each other. Cable network speed is usually better, but overall performance seen with either Internet technology system are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block based on the network quality in a given area. Hickory public speed test records suggest that network performance is above-average. Hickory is 14.43 percent higher than the North Carolina aggregated average so far as citywide download speeds.
Broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of governmental data and privatized data collected directly from industry sources or via private sources. Averaged statistics about speed and performance averages is sourced via M-Labs. Our in-house market research team has manually sourced pricing and plan details on 349 Internet offerings in the Hickory market to date.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hickory, North Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||97.8%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||1.6%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||58.3%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
2.4% of consumers in Hickory1,000 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.
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Map of ISPs in Hickory
Compare Hickory to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hickory||194.6 Mbps||12||$0.54 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +387.1 Mbps )||22 ( +10 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( -21.8 Mbps )||21 ( +9 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( +5.1 Mbps )||20 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( +7.6 Mbps )||27 ( +15 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( +1.9 Mbps )||11 ( -1 )||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|