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Internet providers in Oak Island, NC

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AT&T $30 100 - 25 MbpsDSL93%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Oak Island internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Oak Island 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 Oak Island area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Oak Island residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Oak Island, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Oak Island area, and 92.68% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Oak Island's four internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Oak Island

The largest internet providers in Oak Island are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Oak Island.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Oak Island residents, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Oak Island’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Oak Island residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Oak Island covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Oak Island 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Oak Island, $46.25.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oak Island, $0.94.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Oak Island. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Oak Island's providers, 94 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Oak Island, $46.25.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oak Island, $0.94.

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 Oak Island. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Oak Island's providers, 94 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 Oak Island covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Oak Island 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 Oak Island, $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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oak Island, $0.94.

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 Oak Island. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Oak Island's providers, 94 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Oak Island with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Oak Island. The next fastest internet provider in Oak Island is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 93% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Oak Island with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oak Island, $46.25.

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.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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.

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.