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Internet providers in Elizabeth City, NC

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Provider
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.399%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL87%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Elizabeth City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Elizabeth 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 Elizabeth City area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Elizabeth City 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 2.400% of those living in Elizabeth City.

There are four internet providers serving the Elizabeth City area, and 98.84% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Elizabeth City's four internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Elizabeth City

The largest internet providers in Elizabeth City are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Elizabeth City.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Elizabeth City residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 87% of the area. Elizabeth City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Elizabeth City residents.

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 Elizabeth City covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Elizabeth City, $50.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elizabeth City, $1.67.

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 Elizabeth City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Elizabeth City's providers, 363 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

87%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Elizabeth City covering 87% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Elizabeth 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Elizabeth City, $50.00.

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 Elizabeth City, $1.67.

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 Elizabeth City. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Elizabeth City's providers, 363 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 Elizabeth City covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Elizabeth 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 Elizabeth City, $50.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elizabeth City, $1.67.

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 Elizabeth City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Elizabeth City's providers, 363 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Elizabeth City with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.399% of households in Elizabeth City. The next fastest internet provider in Elizabeth City is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Elizabeth City with plans starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Elizabeth City, $50.00.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Elizabeth City, covering 2.399% of the city.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.