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Internet providers in Mills River, NC

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Mills River, NC internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL94%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic5.003%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable3.877%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic3.446%
Morris Broadband - -Cable82%
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Mills River internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Mills River 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 Mills River area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Mills River residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 19% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.330% of those living in Mills River.

There are seven internet providers serving the Mills River area, and 81.25% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Mills River's seven 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 Mills River

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 32 Mbps 14 Mbps DSL
Morris Broadband 197 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
Spectrum 205 Mbps 6 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Mills River

The largest internet providers in Mills River are AT&T, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Mills River.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Mills River residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Mills River’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Mills River 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

94%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Mills River covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Mills River 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 Mills River, $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 Mills River, $0.67.

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 Mills River. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mills River'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 Mills River covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Mills River 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 Mills River, $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 Mills River, $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 Mills River. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mills River'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 Mills River covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Mills River 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 Mills River, $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 Mills River, $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 Mills River. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mills River's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Mills River with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in Mills River. The next fastest internet provider in Mills River is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 5.003% of the area.

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

Morris Broadband is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Mills River, covering 82% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Mills River and is available to 5.003% of households.

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.

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.

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.