Internet Providers in Marion, North Carolina

Residential Internet Statistics for Marion, NC
Internet Service Providers: 7
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Marion, North Carolina:

Showing 1 to 9 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    71.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    71.3% Available
  • 2. Frontier
    91.8% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    91.8% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    46.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    46.9% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Optimum by Altice
    19.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    19.3% Available
  • 7. 7. Optimum by Altice
    20.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    20.9% Available
  • 8. 8. Skyrunner
    15.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    15.7% Available
  • 9. 9. Carolina West Wireless
    15.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    15.4% Available
  • 1. Frontier Business
    100% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 943-4270
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    100% Available
  • 2. Spectrum Business
    71.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    71.5% Available
  • 3. Optimum Business
    14.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    14.8% Available
  • 4. Optimum Business
    15.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    15.7% Available
  • 5. Frontier Business
    0.9% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 943-4270
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    0.9% Available
  • 6. 5. Spectrum Business
    2.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    2.3% Available
  • 7. Verizon Business
    1.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    1.3% Available
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Internet Access in Marion, North Carolina

Marion residences have an average of 2.27 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 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. [1]

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Marion, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 19.3%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 71.3%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Optimum by Altice 940 Mbps Cable 8s 20.9%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 46.9%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL and Fiber -- 91.8%
6,000 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.

Marion is the 226th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Nebo and Old Fort, but behind Morganton, Spruce Pine, and Union Mills.

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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 3,000 people in McDowell 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: 19% of people living in Marion have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 79% of Marion 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 McDowell County, approximately 10,000 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 Marion to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Marion 29.9 Mbps 11 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +551.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +142.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +7 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +169.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +6 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +172.3 Mbps ) 24 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +166.6 Mbps ) 10 ( -1 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )