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Internet providers in Forest Oaks, NC

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Forest Oaks, NC internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL97%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Forest Oaks internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Forest Oaks 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 Oaks area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Forest Oaks 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 9.170% of those living in Forest Oaks.

There are four internet providers serving the Forest Oaks area, and 99.41% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Forest Oaks's four internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Forest Oaks

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

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

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Forest Oaks 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Forest Oaks, $59.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forest Oaks, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Forest Oaks. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Forest Oaks's providers, 103 Mbps.

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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 Forest Oaks covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Forest Oaks, $59.99.

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 Forest Oaks, $0.69.

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 Forest Oaks. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Forest Oaks's providers, 103 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 Forest Oaks covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Forest Oaks 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Forest Oaks, $59.99.

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 Forest Oaks, $0.69.

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 Oaks. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Forest Oaks's providers, 103 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Forest Oaks with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Forest Oaks. The next fastest internet provider in Forest Oaks is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Forest Oaks with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Forest Oaks, $59.99.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.