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Internet providers in Hampstead, NC

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Hampstead, NC internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL92%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Hampstead internet service at a glance

At 100%, 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 86% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 75% of those living in Hampstead.

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 $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Hampstead

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 187 Mbps 160 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 4 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Spectrum 87 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable

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*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hampstead, $59.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hampstead, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Hampstead. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hampstead's providers, 106 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

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 $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Hampstead, $59.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 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 Hampstead, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 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*
$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 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hampstead, $59.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hampstead, $0.69.

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

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Hampstead with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in Hampstead. The next fastest internet provider in Hampstead is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 99% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Hampstead with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Hampstead, $59.99.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.