Internet Providers in Polkton, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Polkton, NC
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $56.89

Internet Access in Polkton, North Carolina

Polkton has 6 residential Internet providers, or 9 when including business and mobile. Consumers have access to 5 broadband choices such as DSL or cable.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

The plans shown on this page are collected by hand by our research team.

As you might expect for cities with Polkton's density of telecom competition, the weighted average download speeds in Polkton fall under the North Carolina average. (64.07 Mbps, as opposed to North Carolina's 82.25 Mbps average in the past twelve months.)

Looking at the big picture, the average Polkton resident has 2-3 choices for Internet. Polkton is the 573rd most connected city in terms of the amount of broadband competition at local addresses.

Internet Statistics 2021

3,000 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 Polkton, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Windstream 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Polkton, North Carolina

  • Windstream - 99.8% Availability in Polkton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 43.1% Availability in Polkton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Polkton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Polkton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Polkton

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Polkton is the 573rd most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Peachland, but behind Wadesboro, Lilesville, Wingate, and Marshville.

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

Approximately 300 people in Anson 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.

Approximately 45% of Polkton residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Anson County, approximately 2,000 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 Polkton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Windstream DSL and Fiber 99.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 96.3%+ 1.0 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 43.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 21.2%+ 940 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 2.1%+ 200 Mbps

Compare Polkton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Polkton 64.1 Mbps 6 $0.65 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +351.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.45 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +54.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +52.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +63.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +63.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )