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Internet Service in North Carolina

In North Carolina, 96.9% of the state has the option of 10 Mbps wired or wireless Internet service. In fact, there is a good selection of Internet technology available throughout the state. 88% of the population has DSL access. 91.5% of those live in North Carolina have cable Internet. 98.9% of residents have wireless Internet. 9.5% of the Tar Heel State has fiber Internet.

However, just over 30% of the population has the choice of 3 or more Internet service providers, which means most consumers are lacking in choice when it comes to Internet service. In addition, in North Carolina, 33.8% of the population is without Internet connection.

Broadband in North Carolina

CityProvidersAvg. Landline Speeds (mbps)Avg. WiFi Speeds (mbps)State Availability Rank*Country Availability Rank*Broadband Score
Albemarle, NC101.22N/AN/A0.16N/AN/A17
Apex, NC155.66N/AN/A1.14N/AN/A21
Asheboro, NC169.42N/AN/A0.41N/AN/A21
Asheville, NC204.27N/AN/A3.381455626
Belmont, NC169.98N/AN/A0.63N/AN/A21
Black Mountain, NC194.27N/AN/A3.38N/AN/A24
Boone, NC153.31N/AN/A0.86N/AN/A21
Brevard, NC140.72N/AN/A0.90N/AN/A17
Burlington, NC152.50N/AN/A0.60154321
Butner, NC112.25N/AN/A0.14N/AN/A16
Carrboro, NC1411.61N/AN/A0.37N/AN/A20
Cary, NC155.66N/AN/A1.14855021
Chapel Hill, NC1511.61N/AN/A0.371655822
Charlotte, NC2111.20N/AN/A1.06955133
Clayton, NC143.30N/AN/A0.45N/AN/A20
Clemmons, NC1511.11N/AN/A0.57N/AN/A22
Clinton, NC136.48N/AN/A0.79N/AN/A35
Concord, NC137.37N/AN/A0.87454620
Conover, NC153.68N/AN/A0.24N/AN/A21
Cornelius, NC1911.20N/AN/A1.06N/AN/A30
Davidson, NC2011.20N/AN/A1.06N/AN/A31
Dunn, NC132.51N/AN/A0.59N/AN/A19
Durham, NC149.36N/AN/A0.821555721
Eden, NC112.32N/AN/A0.10N/AN/A18
Elizabeth City, NC122.58N/AN/A0.30N/AN/A21
Elon College, NC15N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A21
Etowah, NC16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A27
Fayetteville, NC123.16N/AN/A1.191355518
Fletcher, NC188.76N/AN/A0.14N/AN/A29
Forest City, NC171.08N/AN/A0.37N/AN/A13
Fort Bragg, NC12N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A18
Garner, NC165.66N/AN/A1.14N/AN/A22
Gastonia, NC179.98N/AN/A0.63254422
Goldsboro, NC143.40N/AN/A0.73N/AN/A42
Graham, NC142.50N/AN/A0.60N/AN/A20
Greensboro, NC1513.07N/AN/A1.291055221
Greenville, NC124.75N/AN/A1.72654840
Harrisburg, NC137.37N/AN/A0.87N/AN/A20
Havelock, NC112.47N/AN/A0.85N/AN/A39
Henderson, NC91.54N/AN/A0.13N/AN/A15
Hendersonville, NC188.76N/AN/A0.14N/AN/A29
Hickory, NC143.68N/AN/A0.24N/AN/A20
High Point, NC1513.07N/AN/A1.29554721
Holly Springs, NC175.66N/AN/A1.14N/AN/A24
Hope Mills, NC123.16N/AN/A1.19N/AN/A18
Huntersville, NC2011.20N/AN/A1.06N/AN/A31
Indian Trail, NC123.26N/AN/A0.51N/AN/A19
Jacksonville, NC115.94N/AN/A0.221155318
Kannapolis, NC127.37N/AN/A0.87N/AN/A20
Kernersville, NC1511.11N/AN/A0.57N/AN/A22
Kings Mountain, NC122.76N/AN/A0.90N/AN/A17
Kinston, NC111.07N/AN/A0.10N/AN/A37
Knightdale, NC155.66N/AN/A1.14N/AN/A21
Laurinburg, NC141.69N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A19
Leland, NC145.94N/AN/A0.25N/AN/A17
Lenoir, NC152.31N/AN/A0.16N/AN/A21
Lewisville, NC1511.11N/AN/A0.57N/AN/A22
Lexington, NC162.81N/AN/A0.13N/AN/A21
Lincolnton, NC132.67N/AN/A0.12N/AN/A19
Lumberton, NC166.77N/AN/A0.17N/AN/A19
Marion, NC92.55N/AN/A0.32N/AN/A15
Matthews, NC2011.20N/AN/A1.06N/AN/A31
Mebane, NC152.50N/AN/A0.60N/AN/A21
Monroe, NC133.26N/AN/A0.51N/AN/A20
Mooresville, NC173.59N/AN/A0.73N/AN/A22
Morehead City, NC102.67N/AN/A0.16N/AN/A17
Morganton, NC184.67N/AN/A0.24N/AN/A24
Morrisville, NC155.66N/AN/A1.14N/AN/A21
Mount Airy, NC1429.14N/AN/A1.21N/AN/A21
Mount Holly, NC179.98N/AN/A0.63N/AN/A22
New Bern, NC112.47N/AN/A0.85N/AN/A39
Newton, NC153.68N/AN/A0.24N/AN/A21
Oak Island, NC145.94N/AN/A0.25N/AN/A17
Oxford, NC132.25N/AN/A0.14N/AN/A19
Pinehurst, NC142.26N/AN/A0.17N/AN/A18
Pineville, NC1911.20N/AN/A1.06N/AN/A30
Raleigh, NC165.66N/AN/A1.14754922
Reidsville, NC122.32N/AN/A0.10N/AN/A18
Roanoke Rapids, NC121.55N/AN/A0.16N/AN/A40
Rockingham, NC143.48N/AN/A0.08N/AN/A17
Rocky Mount, NC121.07N/AN/A0.15354539
Roxboro, NC131.94N/AN/A0.07N/AN/A20
Salisbury, NC153.25N/AN/A1.46N/AN/A21
Sanford, NC142.80N/AN/A0.24N/AN/A21
Shelby, NC142.76N/AN/A0.90N/AN/A20
Siler City, NC162.20N/AN/A0.68N/AN/A22
Smithfield, NC153.30N/AN/A0.45N/AN/A20
Southern Pines, NC162.26N/AN/A0.17N/AN/A20
Spring Lake, NC133.16N/AN/A1.19N/AN/A19
Statesville, NC173.59N/AN/A0.73N/AN/A22
Summerfield, NC1613.07N/AN/A1.29N/AN/A23
Tarboro, NC111.07N/AN/A0.15N/AN/A36
Thomasville, NC162.81N/AN/A0.13N/AN/A21
Wake Forest, NC165.66N/AN/A1.14N/AN/A22
Washington, NC112.53N/AN/A0.10N/AN/A36
Waxhaw, NC103.26N/AN/A0.51N/AN/A17
Waynesville, NC176.03N/AN/A0.21N/AN/A22
Wilmington, NC134.53N/AN/A0.701255419
Wilson, NC113.07N/AN/A1.72N/AN/A18
Winterville, NC104.75N/AN/A1.72N/AN/A38
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Broadband Service in North Carolina

Since 2009, the North Carolina Department of Commerce has been awarded $6,610,996.00 in federal dollars for North Carolina's "North Carolina Broadband Infrastructure" program. North Carolina has awarded these monies to 11 organizations and departments within the state.

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