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City Avg speed Providers
Burlington 58.3 MBPS 17 providers
Swansboro 57.6 MBPS 8 providers
Kannapolis 57.4 MBPS 10 providers
Waxhaw 54.6 MBPS 11 providers
Manteo 54.4 MBPS 8 providers
Providers Avg Download speed
AT&T Internet 47.2 MBPS
Charter Spectrum 36.5 MBPS
Windstream 16.0 MBPS
CenturyLink 7.7 MBPS
Frontier Communications 4.8 MBPS

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North Carolina Wired Coverage

  • 98.6%

    of North Carolinians have access to wireline service.

  • 22.3%

    of North Carolinians have access to fiber-optic service.

  • 91.1%

    of North Carolinians have access to cable service.

  • 88.2%

    of North Carolinians have access to DSL service.

North Carolina Wireless Coverage

  • 99.8%

    of North Carolinians have access to mobile broadband service.

  • 11.3%

    of North Carolinians have access to fixed wireless service.

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  • 94.2%

    Speed

    94.2% of North Carolinians have access to wired broadband 25mbps or faster.

  • 91.2%

    Speed

    91.2% of North Carolinians have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

  • 14.7%

    Speed

    14.7% of North Carolinians have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

Government Funding for Broadband Services

Since 2010, NC Broadband has been awarded $6,610,996 in federal grants for North Carolina's Broadband Initiative.

Another $120,685,297, accounting for 3.5% of all federal infrastructure grants, was awarded to broadband infrastructure projects in North Carolina.

Since 2011, access to a wired connection of at least 10mbps has improved from 93.4% to 96.9% of North Carolinians.

North Carolina broadband statistic

In total there are 168 internet providers in North Carolina.

There are 585,000 people in North Carolina without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.

There are 1.1 million people in North Carolina that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.

Another 145,000 people in North Carolina don't have any wired internet providers available where they live.

North Carolina Cities

City Broadband Coverage # of Providers
Elizabeth City 99.9% 12
Kernersville 99.9% 15
Concord 99.9% 13
Raleigh 99.9% 19
Salisbury 99.9% 14
Wilmington 99.8% 13
Clayton 99.8% 12
Asheville 99.8% 17
Jacksonville 99.7% 12
Thomasville 99.6% 11
Goldsboro 99.6% 12
Durham 99.6% 16
Fayetteville 99.6% 15
Wilson 99.6% 15
Wake Forest 99.5% 15
Matthews 99.4% 13
Greensboro 99.3% 21
Asheboro 99.3% 13
Waxhaw 99.0% 11
Hickory 99.0% 14
Fuquay Varina 98.8% 11
Mount Airy 98.8% 10
Boone 98.6% 11
Monroe 98.3% 14
Greenville 98.3% 13
Rocky Mount 98.2% 13
Chapel Hill 98.2% 20
Shelby 98.0% 14
New Bern 97.9% 11
Burlington 97.6% 17
Lincolnton 97.3% 9
Morganton 96.7% 11
Lenoir 96.6% 11
Apex 96.4% 14
Sanford 96.0% 12
Henderson 95.9% 12
Statesville 95.8% 16
Lumberton 94.6% 11
Kinston 94.5% 9
Raeford 93.0% 9
Reidsville 91.4% 11
Lexington 90.8% 12
Hendersonville 86.7% 13
Marion 84.6% 11
Garner 100.0% 15
Gastonia 100.0% 15
Cary 100.0% 19
Charlotte 100.0% 32
High Point 100.0% 14
Hope Mills 100.0% 9
Huntersville 100.0% 16
Indian Trail 100.0% 14
Kannapolis 100.0% 10
Mooresville 100.0% 14
Winston Salem 100.0% 19