Internet Providers in Sharpsburg, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Sharpsburg, NC
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $53.75

Internet Access in Sharpsburg, North Carolina

Consumers have access to 8 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Sharpsburg. There are 4 LTE providers.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are currently Sharpsburg's most widely available wired broadband choices.

57.59 percent of Sharpsburg is currently cut off from choice so far as broadband Internet service. This is not a surprise, since competition between providers is not strong. Residences in the city usually have 1-2 options for service, accounting for the whole community.

Cable TV and Internet providers like Suddenlink Communications and DSL Internet service providers like CenturyLink make up the primary Internet service systems available around Sharpsburg.

The Internet coverage stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of public governmental data from the FCC and private data collected from industry sources. Statistics regarding speed and performance data comes primarily from M-Labs. Our research team has hand-gathered package price and plan details for 220 broadband deals for Sharpsburg as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Sharpsburg, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Suddenlink Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 42.4%
CenturyLink 140 Mbps DSL 58s 98.5%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sharpsburg

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Sharpsburg is the 576th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Nashville and Macclesfield, but behind Wilson, Rocky Mount, and Elm City.

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

Approximately 700 people in Edgecombe 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 42% of Sharpsburg 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 Edgecombe County, approximately 6,000 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 in Sharpsburg

Data from our researchers shows that some of the top providers in Sharpsburg use data caps for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue because consumers see them as a tactic to stop "cord cutting". Providers explain caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the culprit is streaming services, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Sharpsburg to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sharpsburg 24.5 Mbps 4 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +509.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +124.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +136.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +145 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +137.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )