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Internet providers in Garner, NC

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Garner, NC internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic69%
AT&T $55.00 25 - 75 MbpsDSL88%
Spectrum $49.99 300-1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $64.99 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Garner internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Garner 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 Garner area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Garner residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 69% of those living in Garner.

There are four internet providers serving the Garner area, and 98.38% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Garner's four internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Garner

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 208 Mbps 176 Mbps Fiber-optic
Spectrum 138 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Garner

The largest internet providers in Garner are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Garner.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Garner residents, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 69% of the area. Garner’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Garner residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Garner covering 88% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Garner 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 Garner, $58.74.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.20 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Garner, $0.61.

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 Garner. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Garner's providers, 353 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

69%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to most households in Garner covering 69% of the area.

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

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Garner, $58.74.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.20 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Garner, $0.61.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Garner. These download speeds are available to 69% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Garner's providers, 353 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 Garner covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Garner 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 Garner, $58.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1,000 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 Garner, $0.61.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Garner. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Garner's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Garner and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Garner at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Garner at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Garner residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Garner with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Garner. The next fastest internet provider in Garner is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 69% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Garner with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Garner, $58.74.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Garner, covering 69% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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