Internet Providers in Ocracoke, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Ocracoke, NC
Internet Providers: 3
Internet Plans: 1
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $50

Internet Access in Ocracoke, North Carolina

On average, Ocracoke residents have access to Internet service through 1 different companies.

The information listed here is sourced from FCC coverage reports. Listings here are cross-validated using privatized data sources to create more accurate listings than is available from government websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by our research and analysis team, who gather thousands of plans every year.

Taking a look now at network technologies installed in the Ocracoke area, the most common wired broadband Internet technology infrastructures are DSL and Satellite, with practically one hundred percent and near one hundred percent respectively. DSL Internet service is transmitted over telephone wires up on utility poles, and comes from providers like CenturyLink that have existing phone networks. DSL underperforms when compared with all other major Internet options.

CenturyLink is the most commonly available choice for Ocracoke residents. practically one hundred percent of Ocracoke census blocks can receive access to them. Viasat Internet is the most common second option, providing near one hundred percent of Ocracoke with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest Internet package we've seen for Viasat in Ocracoke is 35 Mbps.

Besides the Internet options detailed above, HughesNet is another option to consider. They have coverage in close to one hundred percent of the Ocracoke area.

Internet Statistics 2021

900 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 Ocracoke, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Ocracoke, North Carolina

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Ocracoke - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Ocracoke - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Ocracoke - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Ocracoke is the 462nd most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Aurora and Bayboro, but behind Belhaven, Oriental, and Beaufort.

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

Approximately 900 people in Hyde 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 Hyde County, approximately 4,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Ocracoke

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 100% 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 55.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Ocracoke to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
0 Mbps 0
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +398.9 Mbps ) 16 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +102.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +17 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +99.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +110.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +23 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +111.1 Mbps ) 8 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )