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Internet Providers in Roper, North Carolina
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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.  Our research team has manually sourced price and plan details on 237 broadband plans within Roper as of 2022.
Internet Statistics 2022
32.7% of consumers in Roper1,000 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%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||63.2%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||63.2%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Roper
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 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||3.9 Mbps||7||$0.61 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +541.7 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +157.4 Mbps )||20 ( +13 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +177 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +182.7 Mbps )||26 ( +19 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +175.2 Mbps )||10 ( +3 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|