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Internet Providers in Polkton, North Carolina
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Internet Access in Polkton, North Carolina
Polkton has 7 residential Internet providers, or 11 when including business and mobile. Consumers have access to 6 broadband choices such as DSL or cable.
Coverage from Viasat Internet 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. (5.38 Mbps, as opposed to North Carolina's 146.45 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 649th most connected city in terms of the amount of broadband competition at local addresses.
Internet Statistics 2022
52.3% of consumers in Polkton3,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Polkton, North Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Windstream||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||99.9%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||59.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||59.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Polkton
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Polkton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Polkton||5.4 Mbps||8||$0.80 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +540.2 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +155.9 Mbps )||20 ( +12 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +175.5 Mbps )||19 ( +11 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +181.2 Mbps )||26 ( +18 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +173.7 Mbps )||10 ( +2 )||$0.41 ( $0.00 )|