Internet providers in Forest City, NC

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Forest City, NC internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL94%
northland communications corp $25.00 25 - 100 MbpsCable95%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
Skyrunner $45.00 5 - 100 MbpsWireless3.094%
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Forest City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Forest 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 Forest City area will have access to cable, which covers 95% of Forest City residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Forest City, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Forest City area, and 89.18% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Forest City's five internet providers, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Forest City

The largest internet providers in Forest City are AT&T, northland communications corp, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Forest City.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Forest City residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from northland communications corp, which covers 95% of the area. Forest City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Forest City residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Forest City covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Forest 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Forest City, $42.00.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forest City, $2.80.

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 Forest City. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Forest City's providers, 62 Mbps.

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northland communications corp cable internet

Provider

northland communications corp

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Cable from northland communications corp offers broadband to nearly all households in Forest City covering 95% of the area.

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

Internet prices for northland communications corp start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Forest City, $42.00.

northland communications corp customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forest City, $2.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, northland communications corp offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Forest City. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Forest City's providers, 62 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 Forest City covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Forest 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Forest City, $42.00.

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 Forest City, $2.80.

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 Forest City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Forest City's providers, 62 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

northland communications corp is the fastest internet provider in Forest City with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Forest City. The next fastest internet provider in Forest City is Skyrunner, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 3.094% of the area.

northland communications corp offers the cheapest internet in Forest City with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Forest City, $42.00.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.