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Internet providers in Goldsboro, NC

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Goldsboro, NC internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic10%
AT&T $55.00 25 - 75 MbpsDSL93%
Spectrum $49.99 300-1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable1.376%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Goldsboro internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Goldsboro 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 Goldsboro area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Goldsboro residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 10% of those living in Goldsboro.

There are five internet providers serving the Goldsboro area, and 97.74% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Goldsboro's five internet providers, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Goldsboro

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 20 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 177 Mbps 143 Mbps Fiber-optic
Spectrum 139 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
Optimum 77 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Goldsboro

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Goldsboro residents, covering 93% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 10% of the area. Goldsboro’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Goldsboro residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Goldsboro covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Goldsboro 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 Goldsboro, $54.99.

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 Goldsboro, $0.40.

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 Goldsboro. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Goldsboro's providers, 445 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

10%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Goldsboro covering 10% 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 Goldsboro 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 Goldsboro, $54.99.

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 Goldsboro, $0.40.

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 Goldsboro. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Goldsboro's providers, 445 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

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Goldsboro covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Goldsboro 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 Goldsboro, $54.99.

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 Goldsboro, $0.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Goldsboro. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Goldsboro's providers, 445 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Goldsboro with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 10% of households in Goldsboro. The next fastest internet provider in Goldsboro is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.376% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Goldsboro with plans starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Goldsboro, $54.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Goldsboro, covering 10% of the city.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.