Internet Providers in Hickory, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Hickory, NC
Internet Providers: 13
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $62.57

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Internet Access in Hickory, North Carolina

The average download speed in Hickory is 130.99 Mbps. This is 59.3% faster than the average in North Carolina and 28.7% faster than the national average.

  • There are 13 internet providers in Hickory with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Hickory is the 95th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Conover, Newton, Claremont, and Granite Falls, but behind Hildebran.
  • There are 185 internet providers in all of North Carolina.
  • Fiber optic internet is available to just 3% of Catawba County residents.
  • Approximately 400 people in Catawba County don't have access to any wired internet.
  • There are 9 companies offering business internet services in Hickory.
  • In Catawba County, approximately 2,000 people do not have access to 25mbps wired broadband.
  • 90% of residents in Catawba County have access to fixed wireless internet service.
  • The fastest zip code in Hickory for April 2021 is 28601. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Hickory, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Hickory, North Carolina

  • CenturyLink - - 98.0% Availability in Hickory - 100
  • Spectrum - - 99.3% Availability in Hickory - 1,000
  • CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit - - 11.0% Availability in Hickory - 940
  • AT&T Internet - - 4.2% Availability in Hickory - 100
  • Viasat - - 100.0% Availability in Hickory - 100
  • HughesNet - - 100.0% Availability in Hickory - 25

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Summary Of Internet Providers In Hickory

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 98.0%+ 100 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 1.0 Mbps
Carolina West Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 14 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 99.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
LightLeap by North Carolina Wireless Fixed Wireless 81.9%+ 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit Fiber 11.0%+ 940 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 4.2%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 96.3%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
LightLeap by North Carolina Wireless Fixed Wireless 94.0%+ 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 15.9%+ 940 Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 6.2%+ 940 Mbps
Windstream Copper 1.2%+ 5 Mbps

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Hickory

Enterprise Internet

We have been an enterprise client of NCW for years and get our services via direct ethernet/fiber handoff from their network. The pricing and support they provide us have been our best available option with multiple routes to the Internet.