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Internet providers in Porters Neck, NC

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic39%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL94%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Porters Neck internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Porters Neck 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 Porters Neck area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Porters Neck residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 39% of those living in Porters Neck.

There are four internet providers serving the Porters Neck area, and 97.74% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Porters Neck's four internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Porters Neck

The largest internet providers in Porters Neck are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Porters Neck.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Porters Neck residents, covering 94% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 39% of the area. Porters Neck’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Porters Neck residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Porters Neck covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Porters Neck 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 Porters Neck, $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 Porters Neck, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Porters Neck. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Porters Neck's providers, 356 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

39%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in Porters Neck covering 39% of the area.

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

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Porters Neck, $46.25.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Porters Neck, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Porters Neck. These download speeds are available to 39% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Porters Neck's providers, 356 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 Porters Neck covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Porters Neck 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 Porters Neck, $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 Porters Neck, $0.63.

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 Porters Neck. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Porters Neck's providers, 356 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Porters Neck with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 39% of households in Porters Neck. The next fastest internet provider in Porters Neck is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Porters Neck, covering 39% of the city.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.