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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic16%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL89%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Pittsboro internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Pittsboro 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 Pittsboro area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Pittsboro residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 16% of those living in Pittsboro.

There are four internet providers serving the Pittsboro area, and 96.84% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Pittsboro's four internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Pittsboro

The largest internet providers in Pittsboro are Spectrum and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Pittsboro.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Pittsboro residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 89% of the area. Pittsboro’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 16% of Pittsboro residents.

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 Pittsboro covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Pittsboro, $50.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pittsboro, $1.67.

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 Pittsboro. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Pittsboro's providers, 359 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Pittsboro covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Pittsboro 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Pittsboro, $50.00.

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 Pittsboro, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Pittsboro. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Pittsboro's providers, 359 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

16%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in Pittsboro covering 16% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Pittsboro than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Pittsboro, $50.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pittsboro, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Pittsboro. These download speeds are available to 16% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pittsboro's providers, 359 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Pittsboro and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Pittsboro at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Pittsboro at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Pittsboro residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Pittsboro with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 16% of households in Pittsboro. The next fastest internet provider in Pittsboro is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Pittsboro with plans starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Pittsboro, $50.00.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Pittsboro, covering 16% of the city.

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.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.