Wrightsville Beach, NC High Speed Internet Service
Wrightsville Beach, 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 Wrightsville Beach. 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 Wrightsville Beach is Spectrum. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Spectrum||Cable, Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||100.0%|
|2||AT&T||DSL, Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||83.0%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Wrightsville Beach NC Internet Access Options
More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Wrightsville Beach which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Wrightsville Beach are compared to New Hanover County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to North Carolina overall?
Average download speeds in Wrightsville Beach of 27.82 Mbps are slower than the New Hanover County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for North Carolina.
Wrightsville Beach Internet Access Facts
Fiber optic internet is available to 81.0% of Wrightsville Beach residents
There are 4 residential internet providers in Wrightsville Beach, NC providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Wrightsville Beach is 24.3% slower than the New Hanover County average and 14.1% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average internet download speed in Wrightsville Beach is 27.82 Mbps based upon 280 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Fiber optic internet is available to 53.1% of New Hanover County residents
The average download speed in Wrightsville Beach is 4.4% slower than the average in North Carolina and 14.1% 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 Wrightsville Beach 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 Spectrum as the top provider for Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina?
The following zip codes were used: 28480
How do the internet speeds in Wrightsville Beach compare to other cities in North Carolina?
How many broadband service providers are there near me?
Currently there are 4 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Wrightsville Beach, NC residents.
What is Mbps?
Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.
What is fiber internet service?
Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.
Who has the fastest internet service in Wrightsville Beach?
Spectrum and AT&T with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provide the fastest internet service in Wrightsville Beach.
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there are fiber internet providers in Wrightsville Beach - Spectrum and AT&T.
What is fixed wireless internet service?
Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.
Wrightsville Beach 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