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Internet providers in Aberdeen, NC

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Aberdeen, NC internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL41%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic12%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL85%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsCable4.672%
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Aberdeen internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Aberdeen is comparable to the rest of North Carolina - 99%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Aberdeen area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Aberdeen residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 68% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 36% of those living in Aberdeen.

There are five internet providers serving the Aberdeen area, and 97.92% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Aberdeen's five internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Aberdeen

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 99 Mbps 50 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 136 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 82 Mbps 59 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Aberdeen

The largest internet providers in Aberdeen are Spectrum and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Aberdeen.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Aberdeen residents, covering 100% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 41% of the area. Aberdeen’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 12% of Aberdeen residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Aberdeen covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Aberdeen, $58.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Aberdeen, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Aberdeen. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Aberdeen's providers, 359 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

41%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in Aberdeen covering 41% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Aberdeen 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 CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Aberdeen, $58.74.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Aberdeen, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Aberdeen. These download speeds are available to 41% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Aberdeen's providers, 359 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

12%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in Aberdeen covering 12% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Aberdeen than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Aberdeen, $58.74.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Aberdeen, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Aberdeen. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Aberdeen's providers, 359 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Aberdeen, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Aberdeen, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Aberdeen and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Aberdeen at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Aberdeen at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Aberdeen residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in Aberdeen with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 85% of households in Aberdeen. The next fastest internet provider in Aberdeen is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 4.672% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Aberdeen with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Aberdeen, $58.74.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Aberdeen, covering 12% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in Aberdeen and is available to 1.265% of households.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.