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Internet providers in Franklin, NC

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Franklin, NC internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL95%
Morris Broadband - -Cable100%
Morris Broadband - -Fiber-optic100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Franklin internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Franklin 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 Franklin area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Franklin residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 3.700% of those living in Franklin.

There are four internet providers serving the Franklin area, and 94.98% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Franklin's four internet providers, prices start at $64.99 and available download speeds reach up to 150 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Franklin

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 15 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Frontier 19 Mbps 8 Mbps DSL
Viasat 21 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Morris Broadband 146 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Franklin

The largest internet providers in Franklin are Frontier, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Franklin.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Franklin residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Franklin’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Franklin residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Franklin covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Franklin 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Franklin, $63.32.

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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 Franklin covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Franklin 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 Franklin, $63.32.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Franklin, $3.33.

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 Franklin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Franklin's providers, 19 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Franklin covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Franklin 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 Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Franklin, $63.32.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Franklin, $3.33.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Franklin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Franklin's providers, 19 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Viasat is the fastest internet provider in Franklin with download speeds up to 150 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Franklin. The next fastest internet provider in Franklin is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Franklin with plans starting at $54.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Franklin, $63.32.

Morris Broadband is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Franklin, covering 100% of the city.

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.

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.

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