Internet Service Providers in Riegelwood, North Carolina
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Residential Internet Statistics for Riegelwood, NC
|Wired Internet Providers:||4|
|Average Speed Test Result:||96.52 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||8.37%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Riegelwood, North Carolina
Internet Access in Riegelwood, North Carolina
Riegelwood currently has two main wired Internet service providers (ISPs): Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service, with speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability for practically one hundred percent of the population. HughesNet provides Satellite. Their Internet plans have coverage in practically one hundred percent of the area.
The Internet packages listed above are manually gathered by our data science team.
44.61 percent of the Riegelwood area is stuck with one or fewer Internet choices. Adjusting for all census blocks in city limits, the average resident can find at least 2-3 providers available. Areas that have better competition get lower pricing as companies are incentivized to improve service to earn customers.
As might be expected for cities with Riegelwood's relatively low level of broadband service competition, the average download speeds in Riegelwood fall short of the state average. The current average speed for Riegelwood over the past twelve months is 96.52 Mbps.
While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, Spectrum also serves Riegelwood with service for 81 percent of residents and a recorded top speed of 940 Mbps. Explore the map below to compare how many options are available on the census block level.
- There are 9 internet providers in Riegelwood with 7 of those offering residential service
- Riegelwood is the 74th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Bolton, Delco, Lake Waccamaw, and Currie, but behind Winnabow.
- Explore internet access for communities within Riegelwood: Sandyfield and East Arcadia
Internet Statistics 2021
44.6% of consumers in Riegelwood1,000 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 Riegelwood, North Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Star Communications||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||DSL and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Riegelwood, North Carolina
- AT&T Internet - 46.1% Availability in Riegelwood - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Spectrum - 81.4% Availability in Riegelwood - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Star Communications - 11.7% Availability in Riegelwood - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Riegelwood - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Riegelwood - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
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.
Data Caps in Riegelwood
Many Internet companies have added "data caps" to residential Internet packages in recent years. Some major ISPs in Riegelwood — AT&T Internet included — have plans with data caps, according to the latest plan data. Data caps in general vary widely. They typically run from 250 Gigabytes to one Terabyte or more. Data caps are generally quite high, meaning they won't pose an issue for the majority of cord cutters. AT&T Internet users in Riegelwood are advised to verify data use policies while purchasing service. Don't assume the caps based on what you've seen advertised.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Riegelwood
|AT&T Internet||DSL and Fixed Wireless||46.1%+||100 Mbps|
|Star Communications||DSL and Fiber||11.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable and Fiber||100%||940 Mbps|
|AT&T||Fixed Wireless||75.2%+||25 Mbps|
|Star Communications||Fiber||4.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Riegelwood to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Riegelwood||96.5 Mbps||8||$0.72 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +252.6 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +10.6 Mbps )||18 ( +10 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +3.2 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +15.2 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +18.8 Mbps )||9 ( +1 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|