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Internet providers in Harrisburg, NC

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Harrisburg, NC internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL1.770%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.845%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL99%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic15%
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Harrisburg internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Harrisburg residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 68% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 42% of those living in Harrisburg.

There are five internet providers serving the Harrisburg area, and 99.52% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Harrisburg's five 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 Harrisburg

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 130 Mbps 89 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 147 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Harrisburg

The largest internet providers in Harrisburg are Spectrum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Harrisburg.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Harrisburg residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Harrisburg’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Harrisburg residents.

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 Harrisburg covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg, $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 Harrisburg, $0.67.

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 Harrisburg. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Harrisburg's providers, 353 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 Harrisburg covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg, $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 Harrisburg, $0.67.

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 Harrisburg. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Harrisburg's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Harrisburg covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Harrisburg 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 Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Harrisburg, $59.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Harrisburg, $0.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Harrisburg. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Harrisburg's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Harrisburg with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.770% of households in Harrisburg. The next fastest internet provider in Harrisburg is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 0.845% of the area.

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

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Harrisburg, covering 15% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Harrisburg and is available to 0.845% of households.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.