Internet Providers in Wingate, NC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Wingate, NC
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $52.09

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

400 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
Windstream 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Wingate, North Carolina

  • Windstream - DSL - 95.7% Availability in Wingate - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 92.5% Availability in Wingate - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 13.9% Availability in Wingate - Call For Speed Availability
  • Windstream - Fiber - 7.3% Availability in Wingate - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Wingate - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Wingate - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Wingate

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Wingate is the 360th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Marshville, Polkton, and Peachland, but behind Monroe and Indian Trail.

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

Approximately 500 people in Union 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: 6% of people living in Wingate 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 95% of Wingate 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 Union 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 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 3,444 speed tests recorded over the past year at areas within two miles of Wingate University campus, performance averages are in the region of 309.57 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Wingate

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Windstream DSL 95.7%+ 200 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 92.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 13.9%+ Call For Speed Availability
Windstream Fiber 7.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 34.4%+ Call For Speed Availability
Windstream Fiber 0.8%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Wingate to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wingate 309.6 Mbps 6 $0.95 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +105.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -190.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -193.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -182.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -182 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Wingate


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