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Internet providers in Durham, CA

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Durham, CA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL15%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable80%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Succeed.Net $39.99 12 - 100 MbpsWireless94%
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Durham internet service at a glance

At 93%, broadband coverage in Durham is comparable to the rest of California - 93%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Durham area will have access to DSL, which covers 87% of Durham residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 80% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Durham, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Durham area, and 13.20% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Durham's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Durham

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 249 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
AT&T 1 Mbps 0 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Durham

The largest internet providers in Durham are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Durham.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many Durham residents, covering 15% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 80% of the area. Durham’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Durham residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

15%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Durham covering 15% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Durham to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Durham, $53.82.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Durham, $2.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Durham. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Durham's providers, 179 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

80%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Durham covering 80% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Durham residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Durham, $53.82.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Durham, $2.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Durham. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Durham's providers, 179 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Durham covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Durham where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Durham, $53.82.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Durham, $2.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Durham. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Durham's providers, 179 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Durham with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 15% of households in Durham. The next fastest internet provider in Durham is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 80% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Durham with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Durham, $53.82.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.