ISP Report Cards – Charlotte

March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Charlotte ISP Report Card - ForRent.com & HomesIn the first quarter of 2012, the average home Internet speed for users in the United States was 6.6 Megabits per second (Mbps)[1].

We pulled information from Charlotte, Las Vegas, and New York City to see how each city compared.

And for newbies renting in an unfamiliar area, we’ve pulled the internet service providers in several cities across the country and compared their abilities. Now you have the knowledge to pick and choose the provider that fits your needs!

 

Charlotte, North Carolina [2]

Most common Internet speed: 10 Mbps - Compared to national average: faster than average

Providers advertising speeds higher than 3 Mbps:

  • Time Warner Cable, Inc.: Cable Internet
    • Download between 50 – 100 Mbps
    • Upload between 3 – 6 Mbps
  • AT&T Inc.: DSL Internet
    • Download between 10 – 25 Mbps
    • Upload between 3 – 6 Mbps
  • Verizon Communications, Inc.: Mobile Internet
    • Download between 10 – 25 Mbps
    • Upload between 3 – 6 Mbps
  • T-Mobile®: Mobile Internet
    • 3G/4G signal strength: Excellent [3]
    • Download between 10 – 25 Mbps
    • Upload between 1.5 – 3 Mbps
  • Platinum Equity, LLC: DSL Internet
    • Download between 6 – 10 Mbps
    • Upload between 768 kilobits per second (Kbps) – 1.5 Mbps
  • Sprint Nextel Corporation: Mobile Internet
    • 3G/4G coverage: Available [5]
    • Download between 6 – 10 Mbps
    • Upload between 768 Kbps – 1.5 Mbps

 

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Sources:
[1] http://www.akamai.com/stateoftheinternet/ 
[2] http://www.broadbandmap.gov/internet-service-providers/charlotte,-nc/lat=35.2270869/long=-80.84312669999997/ 
[3] http://www.t-mobile.com/coverage/pcc.aspx/ 
[4] http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/CoverageLocatorController
[5] http://coverage.sprint.com/IMPACT.jsp?INTNAV=ATG:HE:Cov

 

 

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Category: Charlotte Metro, City Guides