Internet Providers in Kannapolis, NC

Residential Internet Statistics for Kannapolis, NC
Internet Service Providers: 3
Plans Start From: $39.99
Top Download Speed: 2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Kannapolis, North Carolina:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    100% Available
  • 2. Windstream
    88.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *2 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    88.5% 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. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    29.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    29.6% Available
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Internet Access in Kannapolis, North Carolina

There are two broadband companies for Kannapolis residents: Spectrum and Viasat Internet. Spectrum is primarily a Cable provider. They have download speeds up to 940 Mbps and coverage for close to one hundred percent of the local area. Spectrum also sells TV and bundle plans. Viasat offers Satellite, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area. Spectrum is also a common choice for for business Internet in Kannapolis.

The packages listed here are manually collected through our research staff.

2-3 Internet options per block is a low amount of choice, but it's sufficient to drive price and speed competition in communities with provider overlap. As is made clear in the interactive map below, Internet availability may vary from neighborhood.

HughesNet and Windstream can also provide Internet service in Kannapolis, often competing for the same customers.

The big picture is that residents are likely to be choosing between Cable and DSL and Fiber. The mapping and speed test data below illustrate how the real-world speed test results differ between each of the neighborhoods and ISPs in the area.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Kannapolis, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Windstream 2,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 4s 88.5%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 100.0%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 29.6%
Kannapolis is the 361st most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Landis, but behind Concord, Harrisburg, Mooresville, and China Grove.

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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 20 people in Cabarrus 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: 65% of people living in Kannapolis 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 100% of Kannapolis 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 Cabarrus County, approximately 500 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.

Map of ISPs in Kannapolis

Kannapolis Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Compare Kannapolis to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Kannapolis 144.1 Mbps 8 $0.93 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +437.6 Mbps ) 22 ( +14 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +28.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +55.6 Mbps ) 20 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +58.1 Mbps ) 27 ( +19 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +52.4 Mbps ) 11 ( +3 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )