How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
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Internet Access in Raleigh, North Carolina
The average download speed in Raleigh is 211.97 Mbps. This is 44.7% faster than the average in North Carolina and 49.3% faster than the national average.
- There are 22 internet providers in Raleigh with 7 of those offering residential service
- Raleigh is the 24th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Garner, Knightdale, and Wake Forest, but behind Cary and Morrisville.
- In Wake County, approximately 1,000 people do not have access to 25mbps wired broadband.
- The average internet download speed in North Carolina is 146.45 mbps.
- Residential fiber service is available to 76% of people living in Raleigh.
- Approximately 97% of Raleigh residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.
- Fiber optic internet is available to 74% of Wake County residents.
- Approximately 200 people in Wake County don't have access to any wired internet.
Internet Statistics 2022
2.7% of consumers in Raleigh13,000 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 Raleigh, North Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||5,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||1s||95.4%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||94.2%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||20.2%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||20.2%|
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Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Raleigh
Internet speed is good
I get 200+ Mbps for the cheapest plan available at the time of writing this review. The only complaint that I have is the price hikes. Internet prices should be the same for old and new customers.
Not a completely satisfactory experience.
Most professional services businesses count on "24/7" reliable internet and VOIP connections to be competitive and provide an appropriate level of responsiveness. This company is reliable MOST of the time, however, if you have an outage you can count on being down for a day or two. Tens of thousands of dollars can be lost in one day so it matters. Further, the company consistently offers slower speeds than sales representatives offer. If you must increase bandwidth and need new equipment to accommodate it, you may be waiting for weeks.