Internet providers in Monroe, NC

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Monroe, NC internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL96%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
GTT Communications - -DSL2.831%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Monroe internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Monroe 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 Monroe area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Monroe residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Monroe, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Monroe area, and 96.48% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Monroe's five internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Monroe

The largest internet providers in Monroe are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Monroe.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Monroe residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Monroe’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Monroe residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Monroe covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Monroe 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $45.74.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monroe, $1.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Monroe. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Monroe's providers, 90 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Monroe covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $45.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monroe, $1.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Monroe. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Monroe's providers, 90 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 Monroe covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Monroe 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 Monroe, $45.74.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Monroe, $1.76.

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 Monroe. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Monroe's providers, 90 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Monroe with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Monroe. The next fastest internet provider in Monroe is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Monroe with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Monroe, $45.74.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.

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.