Internet Providers in Hobbsville, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Hobbsville, NC
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 1
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $50

Internet Access in Hobbsville, North Carolina

The average Hobbsville building can get access to Internet service from 1.23 different providers.

Taking a look now at network technologies in use across the area, the most prevalent wired broadband tech options are DSL and Satellite, with close to one hundred percent and near one hundred percent respectively. Phone providers usually offer DSL service, because DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," transmits digital information via phone wires. DSL underperforms when compared with all other wired broadband technologies.

The data on this page is sourced from FCC reports, and is enhanced using privatized databases to create more granular results than governmental websites. Speed and pricing data is generated by our research team, who gather tens of thousands of data points annually.

Viasat Internet is the most commonly available option for Hobbsville residents. The provider is available to virtually one hundred percent of Hobbsville. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of Hobbsville with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package in Hobbsville is 25 Mbps.

Besides the Internet options listed above, CenturyLink is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in close to one hundred percent of Hobbsville. Wireless choices are available in the area, but the wired options shown in our results almost always offer high value pricing. The majority of Hobbsville residents can get service from wired Internet.

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 Hobbsville, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Hobbsville, North Carolina

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 99.7% Availability in Hobbsville - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hobbsville - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hobbsville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hobbsville

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Hobbsville is the 661st most connected city in North Carolina behind Hertford, Sunbury, Tyner, Colerain, and Corapeake.

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

Approximately 200 people in Gates 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.

In Gates County, approximately 5,000 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 and Cord Cutting Around Hobbsville

Data collected by our researchers shows that common ISPs in Hobbsville currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue lately since customers see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers explain they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the culprit is over-the-top streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Hobbsville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 99.7%+ 100 Mbps
Net-Change.Com Fixed Wireless 14.9%+ 25 Mbps
InteliPort Fixed Wireless 8.6%+ 80 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 40 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 3.9%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Hobbsville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hobbsville 183.8 Mbps 5 $3.41 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +231.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -64.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -67.6 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -56.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -56.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )