Internet providers in Boone, NC

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Boone, NC internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic7.982%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL97%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Chesnee Communications $20.00 5 - 120 MbpsDSL20%
Chesnee Communications $20.00 5 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic9.264%
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Boone internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Boone 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 Boone area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Boone residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 14% of those living in Boone.

There are five internet providers serving the Boone area, and 98.69% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Boone's five internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Boone

The largest internet providers in Boone are AT&T, Spectrum, and Chesnee Communications bringing DSL and cable options to Boone.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Boone residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Boone’s third most-available internet provider, Chesnee Communications, offers DSL to around 20% of Boone residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Boone covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Boone 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Boone, $41.00.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Boone, $0.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Boone. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Boone's providers, 506 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Boone, $41.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Boone, $0.77.

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 Boone. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Boone's providers, 506 Mbps.

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Chesnee Communications DSL internet

Provider

Chesnee Communications

Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

120 Mbps

Max upload speed

120 Mbps

Average availability

20%

DSL from Chesnee Communications offers broadband to some, but not many households in Boone covering 20% of the area.

DSL internet from Chesnee Communications uses telephone lines in Boone 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 Chesnee Communications start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Boone, $41.00.

Chesnee Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Boone, $0.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Chesnee Communications offers download speeds up to 120 Mbps and upload speeds up to 120 Mbps in Boone. These download speeds are available to 20% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Boone's providers, 506 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Boone and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Boone at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Boone at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Boone residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Boone with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 7.982% of households in Boone. The next fastest internet provider in Boone is Chesnee Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 9.264% of the area.

Chesnee Communications offers the cheapest internet in Boone with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Boone, $41.00.

Chesnee Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Boone, covering 9.264% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Boone and is available to 7.982% of households.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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%.