Internet Providers in Lowgap, North Carolina

Most Popular Internet Providers in Lowgap, North Carolina:

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  • 1. 1. Spectrum
    62.8% Available
    62.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    35 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 6 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 3. 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Fastlink
    99.9% Available
    99.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    30 Mbps
    Download
    5 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 3-30mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $99.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 5. 5. STMC
    99.7% Available
    99.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber and DSL
    • Installation: Standard installation typically costs $400 or more.
    • Price Range: $44.95 - $149.95
  • 6. 6. Carolina West Wireless
    14.4% Available
    14.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    14 Mbps
    Download
  • 7. 7. Skybest
    8.7% Available
    8.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 5-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $30 - $160
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 1. 1. STMC
    90.6% Available
    90.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $44.95 - $149.95
  • 2. 2. Spectrum Business
    49.6% Available
    49.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
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    View Spectrum Business Details
    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $64.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    92.4% Available
    92.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. T-Mobile
    53.2% Available
    53.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Verizon
    45% Available
    45%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Lowgap, North Carolina

Lowgap offers 7 residential Internet providers, and 11 if you include business and mobile operators. There are 5 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 3-4 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 167 broadband offerings in Lowgap as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

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

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

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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 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%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lowgap

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Lowgap is the 70th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Cana, but behind State Road, Mount Airy, Dobson, and Westfield.

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.

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.

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.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Surry County, approximately 700 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 Around Lowgap

Data from our researchers shows that many of the popular ISPs in the area use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because subscribers see them as a strategy to stop streaming. Providers maintain that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Lowgap to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lowgap 16.7 Mbps 8 $0.49 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +517.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.48 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +132.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +143.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +152.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +145.4 Mbps ) 8 $0.34 ( $0.00 )