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Internet providers in Asheville, NC

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Residential internet providers available in Asheville by availability

The three largest internet providers in Asheville, NC, are Spectrum, AT&T and HughesNet.

Blazing fast AT&T fiber-optic internet is an excellent option if you can get it, but availability in Asheville is very limited. AT&T DSL service is provided in many parts of Asheville that do not yet have fiber.

Spectrum cable internet is available throughout most of the city. HughesNet satellite internet is a good choice for those who live in more rural regions outside the city. Frontier DSL offers cheap internet in Asheville, but its availability is limited.

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Compare the largest internet providers in Asheville

What makes Asheville’s biggest internet service providers unique? Besides availability, we compare pricing, speed, services and more. Here’s more about the three most widely available internet providers and what makes each an excellent choice for those living in Asheville.

AT&T fiber offers the fastest internet speeds in Asheville, ranging from 500 to 1,000 Mbps. Even if fiber is not currently available in your area, AT&T offers DSL speeds of 5 to 100 Mbps.

Why Asheville residents love it:

  • Equipment or free installation included with select plans.
  • Bundle with U-verse TV or DIRECTV for additional savings.

Spectrum cable internet is available throughout most of Asheville, offering speeds of 30 to 300 Mbps.

Why Asheville residents love it:

  • No data caps. Work from home or stream as much as you like without worry.
  • Bundle with TV and home phone service to save even more.

HughesNet satellite internet is available through the greater Asheville region, including rural areas.

Why Asheville residents love it:

  • Connect all of your devices easily with built-in Wi-Fi that comes with every plan.
  • Every plan comes with 50 GB/mo. of additional data during a 2 to 8 a.m. “Bonus Zone,” so you can schedule big downloads.

Fastest internet in Asheville

Nearly all Asheville residents have access to Spectrum cable internet with speeds of up to 300 Mbps. Ultra-fast AT&T fiber internet has just started to penetrate the market, with only about 10% of Asheville residents able to take advantage of it. Here’s a guide to the fastest internet speeds in Asheville.

Fastest max advertised download speeds in Asheville, NC:

AT&T – Up to 1,000 Mbps

Spectrum – Up to 300 Mbps

AT&T offers DSL in areas where high-speed fiber internet is not yet available. Virtually all of Asheville can access Spectrum’s highest speeds. Enter your address to learn what internet speeds are offered for your address.

Asheville, NC, Wi-Fi hotspots

Whether you are visiting from out of town or just taking a stroll through downtown, lots of cafes and other businesses offer free Wi-Fi for customers. 

  • Transportation hubs, such as the Asheville Regional Airport and the Asheville Visitors Center
  • Cafes and coffee shops including Dripolator Coffeehouse on Biltmore Avenue
  • Government buildings, including Buncombe County Courthouse

In addition, if you are a Spectrum subscriber, you can log in for access to dozens of hotspots throughout the greater Asheville area. Xfinity and Cox also offer hotspots in and around Asheville for their subscribers, though they do not provide residential internet in the area.

Find internet providers in Asheville, NC

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