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Internet providers in Franklin, NC

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Franklin, NC internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL95%
Morris Broadband $60.95 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Morris Broadband $60.95 25 - 100 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 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 cable, which covers 100% of Franklin residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 95% 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 $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Franklin

The largest internet providers in Franklin are Frontier and Morris Broadband bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic 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 cable from Morris Broadband, which covers 100% of the area. Franklin’s third most-available internet provider, Morris Broadband, offers fiber-optic to around 100% of Franklin residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Franklin, $49.73.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Franklin, $2.16.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Franklin. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Franklin's providers, 290 Mbps.

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Morris Broadband cable internet

Provider

Morris Broadband

Starting price*
$60.95/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Morris Broadband offers broadband to all households in Franklin covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Morris Broadband start at $60.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Franklin, $49.73.

Morris Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.44 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Franklin, $2.16.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Morris Broadband offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Franklin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Franklin's providers, 290 Mbps.

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Morris Broadband fiber-optic internet

Provider

Morris Broadband

Starting price*
$60.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Morris Broadband offers broadband to all households in Franklin covering 100% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Morris Broadband is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Franklin than other internet types.

Internet prices for Morris Broadband start at $60.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Franklin, $49.73.

Morris Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.44 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Franklin, $2.16.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Morris Broadband offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 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, 290 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Franklin, you’ll likely have options from cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Franklin, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Franklin and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Franklin at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Franklin at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Franklin residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Morris Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Franklin with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Franklin. The next fastest internet provider in Franklin is Morris Broadband, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Franklin with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Franklin, $49.73.

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.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.