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Internet providers in 27909

Find internet providers serving the 27909 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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27909 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL93%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic7.370%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable3.440%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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27909 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 27909 ZIP code 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 27909 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 45% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Elizabeth City, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 27909 area, and 98.33% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 27909, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Elizabeth City

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 107 Mbps 21 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 3 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 21 Mbps 12 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 27909

The largest internet providers serving the 27909 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 27909 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 93% of the area. Elizabeth City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 27909 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 27909 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 27909 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 Elizabeth City, $50.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elizabeth City, $0.56.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 27909 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Elizabeth City's providers, 330 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 27909 ZIP code, covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Elizabeth City, $50.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elizabeth City, $0.56.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 27909 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Elizabeth City's providers, 330 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 27909 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 27909 ZIP 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Elizabeth City, $50.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elizabeth City, $0.56.

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 27909 ZIP code. 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, 330 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 27909 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 27909 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 27909. The next fastest internet provider in the 27909 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 3.440% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 27909 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Elizabeth City, $50.99.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 27909 ZIP code, covering 7.370% of the city.

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.

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