Internet providers in Bessemer City, NC

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Bessemer City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Bessemer City 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 Bessemer City area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Bessemer City residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Bessemer City, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Bessemer City area, and 98.43% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Bessemer City's four internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Bessemer City

The largest internet providers in Bessemer City are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Bessemer City.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Bessemer City residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Bessemer City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Bessemer City residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Bessemer City covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Bessemer City 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bessemer City, $52.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bessemer City, $1.19.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Bessemer City. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Bessemer City's providers, 97 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bessemer City, $52.49.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bessemer City, $1.19.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Bessemer City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bessemer City's providers, 97 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 Bessemer City covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Bessemer City 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Bessemer City, $52.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bessemer City, $1.19.

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 Bessemer City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Bessemer City's providers, 97 Mbps.

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Bessemer City, NC internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 50 MbpsDSL98%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Bessemer City with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Bessemer City. The next fastest internet provider in Bessemer City is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 98% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Bessemer City with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bessemer City, $52.49.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.