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Internet Providers in Shallotte, North Carolina
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Internet Access in Shallotte, North Carolina
Data on this page is calculated based on biannual FCC provider territory reports. We leverage direct provider reports and other private datasets to further validate that information, down to the census block or lit address level. Plan and pricing information is gathered manually by our data team. We have analyzed and verified 219 Internet deals in Shallotte since 2014. Real-world speed test data in Shallotte is currently based on the 7,859 user speed tests shown in the tools below.
Viasat Internet is the most commonly available choice for Shallotte residents. virtually one hundred percent of Shallotte census blocks can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common option, serving virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite service. The fastest Internet plan listed by HughesNet in Shallotte is 25 Mbps.
When we're looking at network technologies offered in the area, we see that the most common wired broadband technology types are Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage) and Cable (virtually one hundred percent coverage). Cable is marketed by traditional television companies, using existing TV network connections. Shallotte customers of cable Internet service providers like ATMC overwhelmingly pick cable because of the combination of low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to the alternatives, anyway.)
Since most houses come pre-wired for one telephone (DSL) provider and one cable TV company, the majority of Shallotte households have 2-3 wired Internet options to choose from. Regardless of alternative services available, DSL and cable Internet services usually offer the best price and data use packages for home use.
Outside of the Internet options detailed above, ATMC is a third option for coverage in close to one hundred percent of Shallotte.
- There are 8 internet providers in Shallotte with 4 of those offering residential service
- Shallotte is the 267th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Ash, but behind Ocean Isle Beach, Calabash, Supply, and Sunset Beach.
- The fastest zip code in Shallotte for July 2021 is 28470. (see all below).
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Shallotte, North Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|ATMC||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s||99.7%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
Data Cap Issues in Shallotte
Data collected by our research team shows that top providers place some sort of limit on data use for their home broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue lately since subscribers see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming, while providers explain that they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Shallotte to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Shallotte||97.2 Mbps||5||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +437.2 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +51.6 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +63.4 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +72.3 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +64.9 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.63 ( + $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Shallotte
Excellent service & fast Internet
Best customer service and Internet is the fastest around!
Have had fiber optic internet for several years, and love it. I've had my speed increased 3 times without extra cost and the customer service is outstanding. I have a fiber-optic service. I switched to ATMC and it's great to deal with a local company, too.