Internet Providers in Staley, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Staley, NC
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $88.47

Internet Access in Staley, North Carolina

Currently, there are 6 broadband providers in the Staley area with home connections. Including business ISPs, there are 9 companies overall,.

Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area for Staley residents. practically one hundred percent of the Staley area can get access to them. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving near one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest plan for Staley is 25 megabits per second.

When we're looking at network technology available the city, the most widespread hardwired broadband tech infrastructures are DSL and Cable, with 85.75% and 4.36% respectively. Regular cable TV providers are the main source for cable Internet service, because they can use their pre-existing coaxial TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to Internet service. Cable can often make sense for Staley residents due to the strong mix of speed and value. DSL service is transmitted by twisted copper telephone wires, and comes from corporations like Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation that own copper phone lines. DSL is the slowest of all other wired Internet infrastructures.

The information listed here comes from provider coverage reports. Then, it is cross-validated using private data sources and direct provider reporting to create more useful results than is available from government websites. Address-level information isn't always available. Speed and pricing data is generated by our data analysis team, who gather tens of thousands of data points every year. There are 217 plans in Staley from 2014 to the present. There are 28 Internet or bundled deals currently available in the area.

For a detailed look at broadband competition around the area, explore the map below. The average density of broadband availability is 1.94 providers in each census block. This low amount of competition leaves 20.3% of residents with only one choice, or no coverage at all.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Staley, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation 10 Mbps DSL 13m 39s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Staley, North Carolina

  • Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation - Fiber - 74.9% Availability in Staley - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation - DSL - 85.8% Availability in Staley - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 29.1% Availability in Staley - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 4.4% Availability in Staley - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Staley - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Staley - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Staley

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Staley is the 169th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Snow Camp and Siler City, but behind Ramseur, Liberty, and Franklinville.

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

Approximately 87 people in Randolph 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.

Fiber Availability: 75% of people living in Staley have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 80% of Staley 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 Randolph County, approximately 3,000 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Staley

Data from our market researchers shows that common ISPs in the area use data caps on residential broadband plans. Data caps are disliked because consumers see them as a tactic for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Staley

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation Fiber 74.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation DSL 85.8%+ 10 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 29.1%+ 60 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 4.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation Fiber 85.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 54.9%+ 60 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 17.6%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Staley to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Staley 35.8 Mbps 6 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +379.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +83.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +80.4 Mbps ) 14 ( +8 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +91.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +91.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )