Internet providers in Mills River, NC

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Mills River, NC internet providers

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AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic5.003%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL94%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable3.877%
Windstream $75.00 15 - 25 MbpsFiber-optic3.446%
Morris Broadband $60.95 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-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 and Morris Broadband bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic 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 cable from Morris Broadband, which covers 82% of the area. Mills River’s third most-available internet provider, Morris Broadband, offers fiber-optic to around 82% 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, $53.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mills River, $0.99.

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, 423 Mbps.

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Morris Broadband cable internet

Provider

Morris Broadband

Starting price*
$60.95/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

82%

Cable from Morris Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in Mills River covering 82% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Morris Broadband start at $60.95/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Mills River, $53.49.

Morris Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.44 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mills River, $0.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Morris Broadband offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Mills River. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mills River's providers, 423 Mbps.

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Morris Broadband fiber-optic internet

Provider

Morris Broadband

Starting price*
$60.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

82%

Fiber-optic from Morris Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in Mills River covering 82% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Morris Broadband is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Mills River than other internet types.

Internet prices for Morris Broadband start at $60.95/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Mills River, $53.49.

Morris Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.44 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mills River, $0.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Morris Broadband offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Mills River. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mills River's providers, 423 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Mills River, you’ll likely have options from DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Mills River, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Mills River and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Mills River at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Mills River at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Mills River residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

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, 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, $53.49.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.