Internet providers in Mills River, NC

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Mills River, NC internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic5.003%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL94%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable3.877%
Windstream $75 10 - 25 MbpsFiber-optic3.446%
Morris Broadband LLC - -Fiber-optic82%
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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 94% of Mills River residents. Cable 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 83% 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 $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Mills River, $49.16.

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 Mills River, $0.96.

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 Mills River. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mills River's providers, 240 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 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Mills River, $49.16.

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 Mills River, $0.96.

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, 240 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Mills River, $49.16.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mills River, $0.96.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 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, 240 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 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.003% of households in Mills River. The next fastest internet provider in Mills River is Morris Broadband LLC, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 82% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Mills River with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mills River, $49.16.

Morris Broadband LLC 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.

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%.

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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.