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Internet providers in Nashville, NC

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Nashville, NC internet providers

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CenturyLink $45 12 - 80 MbpsDSL84%
Suddenlink Communications $30 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Nashville internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Nashville 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 Nashville area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Nashville residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Nashville, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Nashville area, and 96.27% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Nashville's four internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Nashville

The largest internet providers in Nashville are CenturyLink, Suddenlink Communications, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Nashville.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Nashville residents, covering 84% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink Communications, which covers 99% of the area. Nashville’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Nashville residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

84%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Nashville covering 84% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Nashville 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Nashville, $46.25.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Nashville, $1.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Nashville. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Nashville's providers, 279 Mbps.

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Suddenlink Communications cable internet

Provider

Suddenlink Communications

Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Suddenlink Communications offers broadband to all households in Nashville covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Suddenlink Communications start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Nashville, $46.25.

Suddenlink Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Nashville, $1.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Nashville. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Nashville's providers, 279 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 Nashville covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Nashville 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 Nashville, $46.25.

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 Nashville, $1.85.

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 Nashville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Nashville's providers, 279 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Suddenlink Communications is the fastest internet provider in Nashville with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Nashville. The next fastest internet provider in Nashville is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 80 Mbps to 84% of the area.

Suddenlink Communications offers the cheapest internet in Nashville with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Nashville, $46.25.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.