Internet Providers in Wingate, NC
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Residential Internet Statistics for Wingate, NC
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$53.88|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Wingate, North Carolina
Internet Access in Wingate, North Carolina
Wingate features two major Internet technology options — cable (92.48% coverage) and DSL (97.96% coverage). Coaxial cable broadband service is delivered by traditional cable TV providers, using coaxial television lines strung up on utility poles. DSL Internet is sent via phone lines. Most Wingate neighborhoods and census blocks have access to both cable service and/or DSL from two or more telecom companies.
Windstream is an alternative to the primary providers. They offer 95 percent availability and a top speed of 200 Mbps.
The broadband coverage information on this page comes via FCC reports. Data is enhanced using privatized data sources to create more accurate results than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Data on pricing and speed of individual Internet plans is generated by our data team, who collect thousands of plans every year.
The majority of Wingate households have 2 wired broadband service providers available (2.08 per census block). 4.67% of Wingate residents have one or fewer options. Regardless of other services available, DSL and cable broadband generally offer the best pricing for home use.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable ISPs in Wingate in terms of coverage area. The more common providers frequently compete at addresses in most neighborhoods around Wingate.
Internet Statistics 2021
4.7% of consumers in Wingate400 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 Wingate, North Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Windstream||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||95.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||13.9%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Internet Service for Educational Purposes in Wingate
Economic development reports often find a strong correlation between web access and performance in schooling. For education, home Internet access is practically a requirement as universities like Wingate University adapt web-based systems to manage coursework. Looking at 1,921 speed tests recorded over the past year at areas within two miles of Wingate University campus, performance averages are in the region of 340.1 Mbps — considerably above the lowest connection speed needed for streaming video and interfacing with hosted or communication platforms.
Data Caps and Video Streaming in Wingate
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that some of the common providers in the area currently use data caps for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue since users see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services. Providers maintain that data caps are a necessary tool for managing heavy network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Wingate to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Wingate||340.1 Mbps||6||$0.96 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +194.3 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -191.3 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -179.5 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -170.6 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -178 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Wingate
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