Foscoe, NC High Speed Internet Service
Foscoe, NC has a total of 4 options for high speed internet providers that meet the minimum broadband download speed of 25 Mbps. It can be understandably confusing when trying to determine which of these broadband providers to choose. Hopefully we can eliminate some of the guesswork for you by applying our ranking algorithm to those 4 internet service options in Foscoe. The calculation we perform considers the download connection speed, upload connection speed, population covered and overall value provided by each company. Based upon that calculation, our top choice for Foscoe is Skyline Telephone Membership. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Skyline Telephone Membership||Fiber||1000 Mbps||500 Mbps||100.0%|
|2||Spectrum||Cable||940 Mbps||35 Mbps||99.7%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Foscoe NC Internet Access Options
When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Foscoe have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:
Broadband Internet Speeds
For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Foscoe of 7.19 Mbps are slower than the Watauga County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for North Carolina.
Foscoe Internet Access Facts
The average internet download speed in Watauga County is 27.28 Mbps based upon 141968 samples taken in the past year
The average upload speed in Foscoe is 7.19 Mbps. This is 12.5% slower than the average in North Carolina and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
The average download speed in Foscoe is 18.4% faster than the Watauga County average and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Foscoe is 7.19 Mbps. This is 4.1% slower than the Watauga County average and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 92.9% of Watauga County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 61.5% of Watauga County residents
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Foscoe residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Skyline Telephone Membership as the top provider for Foscoe, North Carolina.
Who has the fastest internet service in Foscoe?
Skyline Telephone Membership with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Foscoe.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Foscoe, North Carolina?
The following zip codes were used: 28604 and 28607
How do the internet speeds in Foscoe compare to other cities in North Carolina?
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Foscoe, North Carolina?
Skyline Telephone Membership provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Foscoe.
What is cable internet service?
Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.
What download speed do I need to stream movies?
For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Foscoe internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
Zero latency gaming
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Unlikely. Our records indicate there are no DSL providers that offer coverage to more than 15% of residents in Foscoe, North Carolina.
Foscoe Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 125+ channels
- Flexible packages
- 85,000 OnDemand titles
- All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app