Internet providers in Morehead City, NC

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At 100%, broadband coverage in Morehead City 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 Morehead City area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Morehead City residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.220% of those living in Morehead City.

There are four internet providers serving the Morehead City area, and 96.97% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Morehead City's four internet providers, prices start at $49 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Morehead City

The largest internet providers in Morehead City are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Morehead City.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Morehead City residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 72% of the area. Morehead City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Morehead City residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Morehead City, $52.25.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Morehead City, $2.09.

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 Morehead City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Morehead City's providers, 358 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

72%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Morehead City covering 72% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Morehead City 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 CenturyLink start at $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Morehead City, $52.25.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Morehead City, $2.09.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Morehead City. These download speeds are available to 72% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Morehead City's providers, 358 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 Morehead City covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Morehead City 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Morehead City, $52.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Morehead City, $2.09.

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 Morehead City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Morehead City's providers, 358 Mbps.

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Morehead City, NC internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 Mbps Cable 100%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 1.216%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 80 Mbps DSL 72%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Morehead City with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.216% of households in Morehead City. The next fastest internet provider in Morehead City is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Morehead City with plans starting at $49/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Morehead City, $52.25.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Morehead City, covering 1.216% of the city.

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%.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.