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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL92%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Hampstead internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Hampstead 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 Hampstead area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Hampstead residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Hampstead, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Hampstead area, and 92.21% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hampstead's four internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Hampstead

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Hampstead residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 99% of the area. Hampstead’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Hampstead residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Hampstead covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Hampstead 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Hampstead, $46.25.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hampstead, $0.94.

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 Hampstead. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Hampstead's providers, 106 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Hampstead covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hampstead, $46.25.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hampstead, $0.94.

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 Hampstead. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hampstead's providers, 106 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Hampstead covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hampstead 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Hampstead, $46.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hampstead, $0.94.

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 Hampstead. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Hampstead's providers, 106 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Hampstead with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Hampstead. The next fastest internet provider in Hampstead is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 92% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Hampstead with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hampstead, $46.25.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.