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Internet providers in Burlington, NC

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic6.426%
AT&T $30 100 - 100 MbpsDSL82%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 25 MbpsDSL1.594%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Burlington internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Burlington 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 Burlington area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Burlington residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.430% of those living in Burlington.

There are six internet providers serving the Burlington area, and 94.18% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Burlington's six internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Burlington

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Burlington residents, covering 82% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Burlington’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Burlington residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

82%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Burlington covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Burlington 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 Burlington, $46.00.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Burlington, $0.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Burlington. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Burlington's providers, 292 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 Burlington covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Burlington 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 Burlington, $46.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Burlington, $0.74.

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 Burlington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Burlington's providers, 292 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 Burlington covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Burlington 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 Burlington, $46.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Burlington, $0.74.

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 Burlington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Burlington's providers, 292 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Burlington with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 6.426% of households in Burlington. The next fastest internet provider in Burlington is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Burlington with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Burlington, $46.00.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Burlington, covering 6.426% of the city.

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%.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.