Internet Providers in Parmele, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Parmele, NC
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 940 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $53.75

Internet Access in Parmele, North Carolina

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Parmele. HughesNet is also widely available.

DSL-based broadband has widespread availability in comparison to other Internet technologies within Parmele since virtually all houses are wired with phone wires — the DSL wire reaches the home via a utility pole, which continues to a modem attached to the ethernet jack to complete the connection for Wifi.

Zooming in on the less developed neighborhoods within Parmele, data shows that as many as 56 people have only one (or zero) options for broadband Internet.

CenturyLink is currently one of the top three providers in Parmele as measured by coverage area. They are available to 98 percent of the area.

The broadband coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on public government data from the FCC and private data collected from telecoms or through unlisted sources. Statistics regarding speed data comes primarily via M-Labs. The BroadbandNow research team has hand-sourced pricing for 158 broadband plans and bundles within Parmele as of 2021.

  • There are 6 internet providers in Parmele with 4 of those offering residential service

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Parmele, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Suddenlink Communications 940 Mbps Cable 8s 19.7%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 98.6%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Parmele

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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 5,000 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 and Cord Cutting Around Parmele

Data from our market research team shows that many of the top ISPs in Parmele use data caps on residential broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue since consumers view caps as a tactic to limit video streaming, while providers maintain that data caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the problem is streaming video, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.