Mapping and Tracking

NC Broadband collects data on broadband availability in North Carolina through a partnership with broadband providers, local governments, and citizens.

NC Broadband specifically:
• Collects data on where broadband is available across the state, especially to households and small businesses; and
• Maps coverage areas by broadband technology type, by census block or street ranges, to help identify unserved and underserved pockets in North Carolina.

The NC Broadband Map is an open-source, interactive GIS (Geographic Information System) map that is intended to display where broadband is available as well as to identify unserved and underserved areas of the state, by census block or street segment. The map outlines what types of broadband technologies – including DSL, cable, mobile wireless, fixed wireless and fiber – are available to households statewide and which companies are offering these services. Users can query information by plugging in a street address or selecting a specific technology type.

For county availability maps, please visit our My County page and select the appropriate county from the map.

As a quick visualization of statewide broadband availability across various speeds, we have created one map series for downloads speeds and another for upload speeds, both with accompanying statistics.

If you currently lack service, please register your address so that North Carolina may have more granular coverage data.

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