Jefferson, NC High Speed Internet Service
Jefferson, 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 Jefferson. 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 Jefferson 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||1000 Mbps||100.0%|
|2||CenturyLink||DSL||60 Mbps||5 Mbps||61.7%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Jefferson 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 Jefferson 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 Jefferson of 13.05 Mbps are faster than the Ashe County upload speeds and faster than the statewide average for North Carolina.
Jefferson Internet Access Facts
The average download speed in Jefferson is 71.9% faster than the Ashe County average and 1.9% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Jefferson is 13.05 Mbps. This is 43.6% faster than the Ashe County average and 12.5% faster than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 24.4% of Ashe County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 98.9% of Ashe County residents
The average internet download speed in Ashe County is 18.48 Mbps based upon 46248 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Jefferson is 9.1% faster than the average in North Carolina and 1.9% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
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 Jefferson 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 Jefferson, North Carolina.
Who has the fastest internet service in Jefferson?
Skyline Telephone Membership with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Jefferson.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Jefferson, North Carolina?
The following zip codes were used: 28640
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Jefferson 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
How do the internet speeds in Jefferson compare to other cities in North Carolina?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Jefferson - Skyline Telephone Membership.
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 Jefferson, North Carolina?
Skyline Telephone Membership provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Jefferson.
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.
Jefferson 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.
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages