Internet Providers in Lowgap, NC

Residential Internet Statistics for Lowgap, NC
Internet Service Providers: 7
Plans Start From: $29.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Lowgap, North Carolina:

Showing 1 to 9 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    62.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    62.8% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    26% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    26% Available
  • 5. 5. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    26% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    26% Available
  • 6. 6. Fastlink
    99.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    99.9% Available
  • 7. 7. STMC
    99.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    99.7% Available
  • 8. 8. Carolina West Wireless
    47.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    47.5% Available
  • 9. 9. Skybest
    8.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    8.7% Available

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Internet Access in Lowgap, North Carolina

Lowgap offers 9 residential Internet providers, and 15 if you include business and mobile operators. There are 7 broadband choices (Technologies like cable, DSL, and fiber).

There is a decent level of competition between Internet providers around Lowgap. However, 100 people in the area still don't have service from more than one provider. This means that if they aren't satisfied with the quality of service, they have to use a less reliable wireless option. Thankfully, this isn't the norm in Lowgap. The average household has 4 Internet choices.

cable and fiber are the primary technology types in Lowgap. Fiber providers will usually reach fiber lines for the full distance to a customer location. In some areas the actual "Fiber" connection may change to coax wire before actually reaching the residence. Cable broadband uses coaxial cable TV infrastructure to cover the "last mile" stretch near customers. Cable only uses fiber optics to accomplish data transit covering long distances.

Coverage from the most common companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

The Internet coverage stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of government data from the FCC and privatized data collected directly from ISPs. Statistics about speed and performance averages comes primarily from M-Labs. Our in-house research team has manually validated package pricing on 179 broadband offerings in Lowgap as of 2022.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Lowgap, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Surry Telephone Membership Corporation 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s 99.7%
Skybest Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s 8.7%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 62.8%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 26.0%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 26.0%
100 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.

Lowgap is the 55th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Westfield and Cana, but behind State Road, Mount Airy, and Dobson.

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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 15 people in Surry 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: 88% of people living in Lowgap 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 94% of Lowgap 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 Surry County, approximately 600 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.

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Compare Lowgap to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lowgap 16.4 Mbps 12 $0.57 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +565.3 Mbps ) 22 ( +10 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +156.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +183.3 Mbps ) 20 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +185.8 Mbps ) 27 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +180.1 Mbps ) 11 ( -1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )