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Internet providers in Rutherfordton, NC

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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL97%
Northland Communications $25 25 - 100 MbpsCable95%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
Skyrunner, Inc. - -Wireless6.603%
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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 $25 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Rutherfordton

The largest internet providers in Rutherfordton are AT&T, Northland Communications, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, 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 cable from Northland Communications, which covers 95% of the area. Rutherfordton’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Rutherfordton residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Rutherfordton, $41.25.

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 Rutherfordton, $1.01.

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, 53 Mbps.

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Northland Communications cable internet

Provider

Northland Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Cable from Northland Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Rutherfordton covering 95% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Northland Communications start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Rutherfordton, $41.25.

Northland Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rutherfordton, $1.01.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Northland Communications offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Rutherfordton. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Rutherfordton's providers, 53 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Rutherfordton, $41.25.

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 Rutherfordton, $1.01.

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, 53 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Northland Communications 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.

Northland Communications offers the cheapest internet in Rutherfordton with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Rutherfordton, $41.25.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.

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.

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.