Internet providers in North Wilkesboro, NC

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North Wilkesboro internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in North Wilkesboro 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 North Wilkesboro area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of North Wilkesboro residents. Cable 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 38% of those living in North Wilkesboro.

There are six internet providers serving the North Wilkesboro area, and 98.27% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among North Wilkesboro's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in North Wilkesboro

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

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all North Wilkesboro residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 79% of the area. North Wilkesboro’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of North Wilkesboro residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in North Wilkesboro covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but North Wilkesboro 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 North Wilkesboro, $47.79.

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 North Wilkesboro, $2.52.

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 North Wilkesboro. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all North Wilkesboro's providers, 86 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

79%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in North Wilkesboro covering 79% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in North Wilkesboro 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 North Wilkesboro, $47.79.

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 North Wilkesboro, $2.52.

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 North Wilkesboro. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all North Wilkesboro's providers, 86 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 North Wilkesboro covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of North Wilkesboro 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 North Wilkesboro, $47.79.

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 North Wilkesboro, $2.52.

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 North Wilkesboro. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all North Wilkesboro's providers, 86 Mbps.

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North Wilkesboro, NC internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 Mbps Cable 99%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 80 Mbps DSL 79%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 12 Mbps DSL 2.423%
Wilkes Telephone Membership Corporation - - Fiber-optic 38%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Wilkes Telephone Membership Corporation is the fastest internet provider in North Wilkesboro with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 38% of households in North Wilkesboro. The next fastest internet provider in North Wilkesboro is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in North Wilkesboro with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in North Wilkesboro, $47.79.

Wilkes Telephone Membership Corporation is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in North Wilkesboro, covering 38% of the city.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.