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Internet providers in St. Stephens, NC

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St. Stephens, NC internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 80 MbpsDSL98%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 15 MbpsFiber-optic1.963%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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St. Stephens internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in St. Stephens 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 St. Stephens area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of St. Stephens 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 1.960% of those living in St. Stephens.

There are seven internet providers serving the St. Stephens area, and 98.15% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among St. Stephens's seven internet providers, prices start at $39.95 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in St. Stephens

The largest internet providers in St. Stephens are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to St. Stephens.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all St. Stephens residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 98% of the area. St. Stephens’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of St. Stephens 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 St. Stephens covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but St. Stephens 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 St. Stephens, $47.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in St. Stephens, $0.86.

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 St. Stephens. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all St. Stephens's providers, 91 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in St. Stephens covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in St. Stephens 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in St. Stephens, $47.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in St. Stephens, $0.86.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in St. Stephens. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all St. Stephens's providers, 91 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 St. Stephens covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of St. Stephens 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 St. Stephens, $47.99.

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 St. Stephens, $0.86.

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 St. Stephens. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all St. Stephens's providers, 91 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in St. Stephens with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in St. Stephens. The next fastest internet provider in St. Stephens is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 80 Mbps to 98% of the area.

North Carolina Wireless offers the cheapest internet in St. Stephens with plans starting at $39.95/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in St. Stephens, $47.99.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in St. Stephens, covering 1.963% of the city.

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.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.