Internet Providers in Oak City, North Carolina

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Residential Internet Statistics for Oak City, NC
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 10.21 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 60 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 96.38%

Internet Access in Oak City, North Carolina

Consumer choice between Internet providers is low in Oak City. The average Internet user within Oak City has 0.9 options for Internet.

Coverage from the two biggest companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As residents might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

CenturyLink is one of the top three providers in Oak City by coverage area. They are available for 89 percent of the area.

The packages listed here are manually collected through our research division. The 11 Internet packages shown are the most recent of 149 plans we've aggregated in Oak City to date.

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Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Oak City, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Oak City, North Carolina

  • CenturyLink - 89.7% Availability in Oak City - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Oak City - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Oak City - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Oak City

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Oak City is the 666th most connected city in North Carolina behind Williamston, Scotland Neck, Bethel, Tarboro, and Robersonville.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 1,000 people in Martin 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.

In Martin County, approximately 7,000 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 Cap Issues Around Oak City

Data from our market researchers suggests that popular providers use data caps for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are disliked because users view caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers insist caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is streaming services, which can eat up 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Oak City

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 89.7%+ 60 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Windstream Copper 2.8%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Oak City to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Oak City 10.2 Mbps 3 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +338.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +96.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +15 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +89.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +101.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +105.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +6 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )