Internet providers in Rutherfordton, NC

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Rutherfordton internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Rutherfordton 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 Rutherfordton area will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of Rutherfordton residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Rutherfordton, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Rutherfordton area, and 92.60% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Rutherfordton's five internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Rutherfordton

The largest internet providers in Rutherfordton are AT&T, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing DSL and satellite options to Rutherfordton.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Rutherfordton residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Rutherfordton’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Rutherfordton residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Rutherfordton covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Rutherfordton 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Rutherfordton, $53.33.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rutherfordton, $1.40.

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 Rutherfordton. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Rutherfordton's providers, 37 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 Rutherfordton covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Rutherfordton 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Rutherfordton, $53.33.

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 Rutherfordton, $1.40.

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 Rutherfordton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Rutherfordton's providers, 37 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Rutherfordton covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Rutherfordton 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 ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Rutherfordton, $53.33.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rutherfordton, $1.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Rutherfordton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Rutherfordton's providers, 37 Mbps.

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Rutherfordton, NC internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 Mbps DSL 97%
Northland Communications Corp. - - Cable 95%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 Mbps Satellite 100%
Skyrunner, Inc. - - Wireless 6.603%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Northland Communications Corp. is the fastest internet provider in Rutherfordton with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Rutherfordton. The next fastest internet provider in Rutherfordton is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 97% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Rutherfordton with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Rutherfordton, $53.33.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

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.

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.