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Internet providers in Morganton, NC

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Morganton, NC internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL97%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable53%
CoMPAS $49.95 50 - 200 MbpsCable99%
CoMPAS $49.95 50 - 200 MbpsFiber-optic0.249%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Morganton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Morganton 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 Morganton area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Morganton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 22% of those living in Morganton.

There are six internet providers serving the Morganton area, and 99.63% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Morganton's six internet providers, prices start at $45 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Morganton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 10 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
CoMPAS 74 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
Viasat 29 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 78 Mbps 38 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 41 Mbps 5 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Morganton

The largest internet providers in Morganton are AT&T, Spectrum, and CoMPAS bringing DSL and cable options to Morganton.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Morganton residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 53% of the area. Morganton’s third most-available internet provider, CoMPAS, offers cable to around 99% of Morganton 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

97%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Morganton covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Morganton 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 Morganton, $57.98.

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 Morganton, $0.73.

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 Morganton. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Morganton's providers, 106 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

53%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to about half of households in Morganton covering 53% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Morganton, $57.98.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Morganton, $0.73.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Morganton. These download speeds are available to 53% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Morganton's providers, 106 Mbps.

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CoMPAS cable internet

Provider

CoMPAS

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from CoMPAS offers broadband to all households in Morganton covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for CoMPAS start at $49.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Morganton, $57.98.

CoMPAS customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Morganton, $0.73.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CoMPAS offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Morganton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Morganton's providers, 106 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Morganton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Morganton at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Morganton at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Morganton residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Morganton may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Morganton cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Morganton with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Morganton. The next fastest internet provider in Morganton is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 53% of the area.

CoMPAS offers the cheapest internet in Morganton with plans starting at $49.95/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Morganton, $57.98.

CoMPAS is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Morganton, covering 0.249% of the city.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.