Internet Providers in Powellsville, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Powellsville, NC
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $51.99

Internet Access in Powellsville, North Carolina

Internet service coverage and competition in the Powellsville area is not strong compared with other North Carolina cities. 3.83 percent of local residents are stuck with one (or fewer) choices forbroadband service. Powellsville's level of connectivity ranks 452nd out of 683 cities within North Carolina.

The data listed here is primarily sourced from provider coverage reports. Listings here are enhanced through privatized data sources to provide more granular resources than governmental websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points every year.

HughesNet is a common second choice, serving Powellsville with near one hundred percent local availability and a maximum speed of 25 Mbps.

CenturyLink is the most commonly available choice for Powellsville residents. They are available to practically one hundred percent of Powellsville. Viasat Internet is the most likely second option in the area, serving virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. Viasat's fastest plan for Powellsville is 35 megabits per second.

Broadly speaking, the most widely available Internet options within Powellsville are DSL and Satellite. The coverage maps and public speed test data seen below show where the real-world speed test results vary between zip codes and providers in the area.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Powellsville, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
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 Powellsville, North Carolina

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Powellsville - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Mediacom - Cable - 96.2% Availability in Powellsville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Powellsville - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Powellsville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Powellsville

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Powellsville is the 452nd most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Colerain, Aulander, and Eure, but behind Winton and Ahoskie.

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

Approximately 800 people in Bertie 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 96% of Powellsville 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 Bertie 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 Caps on Powellsville Internet Plans

Many Internet providers have moved to impose data "plans" to residential Internet packages as of late. The trend holds true for the Powellsville market, with common providers like Mediacom selling plans with data caps. It's not a large concern for the majority of customers, but it may be an issue for subscribers who download a lot of HD or 4K content. Data caps with cable bundles are usually about 1 Terabyte. This is a problem for fewer than 1% of Internet users. Potential Mediacom Cable customers should verify data caps before signing up. Do not assume them based on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Powellsville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 100% 100 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 96.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 100 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 92.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 0.6%+ 100 Mbps