The medium size city of Thomasville is largely lower-middle income. The blue-collar workers who call Thomasville home are slightly less educated than the average American city. They depend on their internet services to help them change their living situation and strive for new careers. Although only 91% of North Carolina has access to high-speed internet, 100% of Thomasville residents can access this service.
Time Warner Spectrum is the sole cable internet provider in the area. They reach 100% of Thomasville residents. Time Warner is also beginning to introduce fiber optics to their list of residential offerings, currently reaching 1% of residents along I-85. North State Communications provides DSL to 94% of area homes and fiber optics to 61% of the community from Lake Tom A-Lex to I-85.
An additional option for 7% of businesses is copper wire from North State Communications. 1% businesses an also connect to fiber optics from MCNC