Internet Providers in Swannanoa, North Carolina

Most Popular Internet Providers in Swannanoa, North Carolina:

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  • 1. AT&T Internet
    95.4% Available
    95.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    940 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
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    • Deal
    • Fiber
    • IPBB
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 4
    • Speed Range: 100-940mbps
    • Connection: IPBB and Fiber
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation cost.
    • Price Range: $35 - $129.99
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. Spectrum
    99.7% Available
    99.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 200-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. T-Mobile Home Internet
    Available
    55.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $50 - $55
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $64.99 - $249.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 6. 6. EarthLink
    99.4% Available
    99.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-1000mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Installation: Includes professional installation.
    • Price Range: $49.95 - $99.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year required
  • 7. 7. Skyrunner
    33.7% Available
    33.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    200 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 5-25mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $45 - $85
    • Contracts: None required
  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. Verizon
    99.9% Available
    99.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. T-Mobile
    98.5% Available
    98.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Swannanoa, North Carolina

Broadband Internet competition is above-average in Swannanoa in comparison with other North Carolina cities. There is an average of 3.56 providers serviceable in each census block. Swannanoa is currently the 371st most connected city in North Carolina.

Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

Cable and DSL are the dominant network options within the Swannanoa metro area. They are frequently overlapping and generally competing on service quality. Cable speed is usually stronger, but big-picture performance metrics we've recorded with either Internet technology type are similar and which is "best" frequently varies based on the network quality in that neighborhood.

The Internet packages shown above are manually collected by our data science and research division.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Spectrum also serves the area with a top speed of 940 Mbps. Fixed wireless providers such as T-Mobile Home Internet can deliver 25 Mbps or more using wireless relays. There are 3 providers in Swannanoa offering specialized enterprise service like MPLS. Explore the map below to see broadband coverage on a granular level, and check our speed data to compare how Viasat compares to other Swannanoa options in real-world speed tests.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Swannanoa, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 940 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 8s 95.4%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.7%
EarthLink 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 99.4%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Swannanoa

Swannanoa Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Swannanoa is the 371st most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Barnardsville, but behind Asheville, Weaverville, Fairview, and Black Mountain.

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

Approximately 600 people in Buncombe 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: 14% of people living in Swannanoa 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 99% of Swannanoa 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 Buncombe 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.

Internet Coverage Around Warren Wilson College

Students residing within two miles of Warren Wilson College can expect to have a choice between 1 Internet providers. As elsewhere in Swannanoa, Viasat and HughesNet are the most common options. Speed tests suggest that internet connectivity in the Warren Wilson College area exceeds 25 Mbps, with averages in the zip code around (80.48 Mbps as of our latest data.) This speed should be enough for students in Swannanoa who want to watch HD video, split the cost of a connection with housemates, and etc. That said, since these averages are based on public speed test data, they often trend lower than actual top speeds obtainable in an area. Use the zip search field above to see more information on internet options at a specific address.

Compare Swannanoa to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Swannanoa 80.5 Mbps 9 $0.39 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +465.1 Mbps ) 19 ( +10 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +80.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +100.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +106.1 Mbps ) 24 ( +15 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +98.6 Mbps ) 9 $0.30 ( $0.00 )