Internet Providers in Laurel Springs, NC

Residential Internet Statistics for Laurel Springs, NC
Internet Service Providers: 2
Plans Start From: $30
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Laurel Springs, North Carolina:

Showing 1 to 4 Providers

  • 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. Skybest
    99.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    99.8% Available
  • 4. Carolina West Wireless
    92.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    92.8% Available

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Internet Access in Laurel Springs, North Carolina

The average person within Laurel Springs has 2.79 ISPs available to them. This is a pretty normal amount of choice for the US, since most Internet providers used to be cable television and phone providers. Most houses are equipped for both.

Taking a look at network technology in use across the Laurel Springs area, we see that the most frequently available physical wire broadband Internet technology types are Satellite and Fiber and DSL, with close to one hundred percent and virtually one hundred percent respectively.

Skybest Communications is an alternative, serving Laurel Springs with a top download speed of 1,000 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only option for Internet in Laurel Springs. fixed wireless companies like Carolina West Wireless can offer 25 Mbps over wireless technology.

The data listed here comes via FCC coverage reports specific to the area, and is enhanced using privatized data sources to provide more granular listings than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Address-level analysis is currently limited to select Internet providers. Data about speed and pricing of specific Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall. They offer coverage for virtually one hundred percent of Laurel Springs residents. HughesNet, in contrast, is available to virtually one hundred percent of the population. The fastest speed recorded for Viasat is 100 Mbps. HughesNet offers up to 25 Mbps. As a rule of thumb, anything above 10 Mbps is sufficient to view SD video to devices on WiFi. However, it may become challenging when multiple people try to access bandwidth-intensive apps like video chat and multiplayer gaming. You can peruse the custom availability map on this page to compare broadband options on a granular level in Laurel Springs.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Laurel Springs, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Skybest Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s 99.8%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

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200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Laurel Springs is the 347th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Traphill, but behind Jefferson, Sparta, Crumpler, and Independence.

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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 1 people in Alleghany 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: 100% of people living in Laurel Springs 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 86% of Laurel Springs 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 Alleghany County, approximately 87 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 Laurel Springs

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Compare Laurel Springs to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Laurel Springs 61.3 Mbps 5 $1.06 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +520.4 Mbps ) 22 ( +17 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +111.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +138.4 Mbps ) 20 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +140.9 Mbps ) 27 ( +22 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +135.2 Mbps ) 11 ( +6 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )