Internet Providers in Roper, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Roper, NC
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $65.71

Internet Access in Roper, North Carolina

The average Roper building can get broadband service from 1.64 companies.

CenturyLink is also a commonly available broadband option for Roper. They offer primarily DSL connections available to 95 percent of the area.

So far as the network technologies around Roper, you essentially see two primary systems: cable (Mediacom Cable, for example) and DSL (think CenturyLink).

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Roper.

Internet coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of government data and privatized data collected directly from industry sources, or via unlisted third parties. Averaged statistics regarding speed and performance averages is sourced via M-Labs. [1] Our research team has manually sourced price and plan details on 229 broadband plans within Roper as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Roper, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 66.9%
RiverStreet Networks 500 Mbps Fiber 16s 1.7%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 95.7%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Roper

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Roper is the 193rd most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Edenton, Jamesville, Pantego, and Creswell, but behind Plymouth.

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

Approximately 200 people in Washington 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 67% of Roper 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 Washington 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.

Data Caps Around Roper

Data from our researchers suggests that common ISPs in the area place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because users view them as a strategy for limiting streaming services. Providers insist they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Compare Roper to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Roper 4.2 Mbps 5 $0.68 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +530.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +144.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +156.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +165.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +157.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )