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CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL77%
Suddenlink Communications $30 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Ayden internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Ayden 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 Ayden area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Ayden residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Ayden, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Ayden area, and 98.64% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ayden's four internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Ayden

The largest internet providers in Ayden are CenturyLink, Suddenlink Communications, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Ayden.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Ayden residents, covering 77% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink Communications, which covers 99% of the area. Ayden’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Ayden residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

77%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Ayden covering 77% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Ayden 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ayden, $46.25.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ayden, $1.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Ayden. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ayden's providers, 288 Mbps.

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Suddenlink Communications cable internet

Provider

Suddenlink Communications

Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Suddenlink Communications offers broadband to all households in Ayden covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Suddenlink Communications start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Ayden, $46.25.

Suddenlink Communications 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 Ayden, $1.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Ayden. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ayden's providers, 288 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ayden 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Ayden, $46.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ayden, $1.85.

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 Ayden. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ayden's providers, 288 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Suddenlink Communications is the fastest internet provider in Ayden with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Ayden. The next fastest internet provider in Ayden is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 77% of the area.

Suddenlink Communications offers the cheapest internet in Ayden with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ayden, $46.25.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.