Internet providers in New Bern, NC

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New Bern internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in New Bern 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 New Bern area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of New Bern 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 6.920% of those living in New Bern.

There are four internet providers serving the New Bern area, and 99.25% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among New Bern's four internet providers, prices start at $34.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in New Bern

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all New Bern residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink, which covers 100% of the area. New Bern’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of New Bern residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in New Bern covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in New Bern 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 New Bern, $48.50.

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 New Bern, $2.20.

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 New Bern. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all New Bern's providers, 308 Mbps.

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Suddenlink cable internet

Provider
Suddenlink
Starting price*
$34.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Suddenlink offers broadband to all households in New Bern covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Suddenlink start at $34.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in New Bern, $48.50.

Suddenlink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in New Bern, $2.20.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in New Bern. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all New Bern's providers, 308 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 New Bern covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of New Bern 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 New Bern, $48.50.

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 New Bern, $2.20.

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 New Bern. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all New Bern's providers, 308 Mbps.

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New Bern, NC internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 Mbps Fiber-optic 6.922%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 80 Mbps DSL 92%
Suddenlink $34.99/mo. 50 - 1,000 Mbps Cable 100%
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

Suddenlink is the fastest internet provider in New Bern with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in New Bern. The next fastest internet provider in New Bern is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 6.922% of the area.

Suddenlink offers the cheapest internet in New Bern with plans starting at $34.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in New Bern, $48.50.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in New Bern, covering 6.922% of the city.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.