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Internet Providers in Kinston, North Carolina
Residential Internet Statistics for Kinston, NC
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$53.57|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Kinston, North Carolina:
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Internet Access in Kinston, North Carolina
The average residence in the Kinston area has 2.09 ISPs available to them. This is normal for the US, seeing as most Internet providers were formerly cable television or telephone providers, and most houses are equipped for both of these services.
CenturyLink is also a common broadband option for Kinston. They offer DSL and Fiber connections with coverage in 97 percent of the area.
We should note here that since FCC availability data is only collected twice annually and only published six or more months after, providers listed below might not reflect the most recent network expansions. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce this lag.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Kinston.
To summarize, locals are frequently choosing between DSL and Fiber and Cable. The coverage maps and public speed test data below illustrate where the real-world speed test results differ between neighborhoods and providers in the area.
Internet Statistics 2021
14.0% of consumers in Kinston5,000 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 Kinston, North Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Suddenlink Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||87.5%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||97.3%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||1.1%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 on Kinston Internet Plans
Many Internet providers have begun to add "data caps" to home broadband packages recently. The trend is certainly true for the Kinston market, with local Internet choices like Suddenlink advertising capped plans. This doesn't really matter for most residents, but might be an issue for households that stream a lot of 4K content. Caps for cable plans tend to be about 1 Terabyte, which is more than is used by 99% of customers. Potential Suddenlink Communications customers in Kinston should double check data use policies when signing up, and not assume them based soley on online statements.
Compare Kinston to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Kinston||72.4 Mbps||7||$1.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +462 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +76.4 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +88.2 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +97.1 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +89.7 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|