Internet Providers in Marion, NC
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Residential Internet Statistics for Marion, NC
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$55.98|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Marion, North Carolina
Internet Access in Marion, North Carolina
Marion residences have an average of 2.11 Internet providers to choose from. This is a normal level of competition, since the majority of Internet providers were formerly cable TV or phone providers, and most addresses have long been equipped for both.
Frontier Communications as well as Spectrum can also provide coverage in Marion, with shared territory in some streets.
Coverage from the most common companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
DSL and cable are the primary network options within the Marion metro area, frequently overlapping and generally competing with each other. Coaxial cable speed is generally stronger. That said, overall performance found with either Internet technology system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies based on the network quality in a given neighborhood.
All the coverage statistics found on this page comes via FCC data, requiring Internet companies in Marion to report deployment data biannually. By leveraging direct relationships with ISPs, we are able to validate public data with private data submitted via telecoms directly. This allows us to create more accurate mapping than government publications. Our speed averages are calculated based on real-world speed tests from Marion in the M-Labs database. 
Internet Statistics 2021
21.1% of consumers in Marion6,000 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 Marion, North Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Morris Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|Morris Broadband||200 Mbps||Cable||40s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Marion, North Carolina
- Frontier - DSL - 84.5% Availability in Marion - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- Spectrum - Cable - 71.3% Availability in Marion - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Morris Broadband - Cable - 19.3% Availability in Marion - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
- Morris Broadband - Fiber - 19.3% Availability in Marion - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Marion - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Marion - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Marion
|Frontier Communications||DSL||84.5%+||115 Mbps|
|Morris Broadband||Cable||19.3%+||200 Mbps|
|Morris Broadband||Fiber||19.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Skyrunner||Fixed Wireless||15.7%+||25 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||100%||115 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||74.4%+||940 Mbps|
|Verizon Business||Copper||3.7%+||1.5 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Fiber||2.4%+||940 Mbps|
|Conterra Ultra Broadband||Fiber||0.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Marion to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Marion||43.8 Mbps||7||$0.99 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +371.6 Mbps )||14 ( +7 )||$0.54 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +75.1 Mbps )||18 ( +11 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +72.4 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +83.6 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +83.8 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|