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Southern Pines, NC internet providers

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic6.762%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL95%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Southern Pines internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Southern Pines 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 Southern Pines area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Southern Pines residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.760% of those living in Southern Pines.

There are four internet providers serving the Southern Pines area, and 99.71% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Southern Pines'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 Southern Pines

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

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Southern Pines residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 95% of the area. Southern Pines’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Southern Pines 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 Southern Pines covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Southern Pines 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 Southern Pines, $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 Southern Pines, $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 Southern Pines. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Southern Pines'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

10 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Southern Pines covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Southern Pines 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 Southern Pines, $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 Southern Pines, $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 10 Mbps in Southern Pines. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Southern Pines's providers, 359 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 Southern Pines covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Southern Pines 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 Southern Pines, $50.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Southern Pines, $1.67.

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

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Southern Pines with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 6.762% of households in Southern Pines. The next fastest internet provider in Southern Pines is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Southern Pines, covering 6.762% of the city.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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%.