Internet Service Providers in Troy, North Carolina

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Residential Internet Statistics for Troy, NC
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 12.96 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 77.52%

Internet Access in Troy, North Carolina

Internet service coverage in Troy is low when compared to other North Carolina cities. At present, 94.17 percent of local addresses have only one or fewer choices forbroadband Internet access. Troy's connectivity ranks at 544th out of 682 cities within North Carolina.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

DSL broadband has lots of coverage in comparison with other Internet technologies within Troy because virtually every house in Troy is wired with phone lines. The DSL copper line comes in from a utility pole, and you plug in a modem to the phone jack to enable your home Wifi.

The packages listed here are manually collected by our data team. The 18 Internet plans shown are the most current out of 257 broadband packages we've gathered in Troy to date.

While the main providers are Viasat and HughesNet, CenturyLink is also in the area with coverage for 94 percent of residents and a top speed of 60 Mbps. Fixed wireless plans from companies like RiverStreet Networks can connect you to as much as 6 Mbps via direct wireless hardware. See the map below to compare how many options residents have on a granular level, or the "Download Speeds" tab to compare how Viasat compares to other local ISPs in real-world speed tests.

Internet Statistics 2021

7,000 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 Troy, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Troy, North Carolina

  • CenturyLink - 94.1% Availability in Troy - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation - 6.9% Availability in Troy - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Troy - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Troy - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Troy

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Troy is the 544th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Star, but behind Mount Gilead, Candor, Biscoe, and Eagle Springs.

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

Approximately 900 people in Montgomery 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: 7% of people living in Troy 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.

In Montgomery County, approximately 12,000 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 Troy

Internet companies have added data caps for home WiFi and Internet packages recently. Some providers in Troy — CenturyLink included — have data caps. Data caps as a trend vary quite a bit. They typically run from 250 Gigabytes all the way up to one Terabyte. Most residential Internet data caps are quite high, which means that they won't pose an issue for most people. CenturyLink customers in Troy are advised to double check data use policies while purchasing service, and not assume them based on what you've seen advertised.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Troy

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 94.1%+ 60 Mbps
RiverStreet Networks Fixed Wireless 41.4%+ 6 Mbps
Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation Fiber and DSL 6.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Randolph Telephone Membership Corporation Fiber 29.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 0.3%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Troy to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Troy 13 Mbps 6 $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +336.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +94.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +86.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +98.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +102.3 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )