Internet Service Providers in Stanley, North Carolina

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Residential Internet Statistics for Stanley, NC
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 38.11 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Stanley, North Carolina

Broadband competition in Stanley is above average compared to other North Carolina cities, with is an average of 3.39 providers available in each census block. Stanley is currently the 304th most connected city in North Carolina. (As measured by the number of companies with coverage at each local address) Only 2.26 percent of Stanley residents are limited to one or fewer choices for Internet.

We should note here that since FCC data is only tallied up twice annually and only published 6+ months after, availability shown here may not be complete.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Stanley.

Cable TV and Internet providers like Spectrum and DSL providers like AT&T Internet make up the main broadband infrastructure types available around Stanley.

While the main providers are Viasat and HughesNet, Spectrum also serves Stanley with Cable coverage for 99 percent of residents and a recorded top speed of 940 Mbps. Plans from brands like Open Broadband deliver as much as 100 Mbps using direct wireless links. Explore the interactive map on this page to compare broadband coverage on a granular level.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Stanley with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Stanley is the 304th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Dallas and Iron Station, but behind Lowell, Belmont, and Mount Holly.
  • The fastest zip code in Stanley for February 2021 is 28164. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Stanley, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
AT&T Internet 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Stanley, North Carolina

  • AT&T Internet - 96.6% Availability in Stanley - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 99.4% Availability in Stanley - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Stanley - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Stanley - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Stanley

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Stanley is the 304th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Dallas and Iron Station, but behind Lowell, Belmont, and Mount Holly.

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

Approximately 100 people in Gaston 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: 24% of people living in Stanley 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 98% of Stanley 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.

As of this month, 28164 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Stanley.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

Data Caps in Stanley

Internet companies have added "data caps" on their residential Internet packages in recent years. Some major providers in the area, including AT&T Internet, have data caps. Data caps vary widely, and can be anywhere from 250 Gigabytes all the way to one Terabyte. Data limits are generally very high, meaning they won't affect most users. AT&T Internet users in Stanley are advised to confirm data limitations while signing up, and not assume the caps based on what you've seen advertised.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Stanley

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet DSL and Fiber 96.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 99.4%+ 940 Mbps
Open Broadband Fixed Wireless 8.0%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 100% 940 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 11.4%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Stanley to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Stanley 38.1 Mbps 8 $0.26 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +311 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +69 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +61.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +73.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +77.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )