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Internet providers in Spring Lake, NC

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Spring Lake, NC internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL77%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic10%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.734%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Spring Lake internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Spring Lake 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 Spring Lake area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Spring Lake residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 8.700% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.150% of those living in Spring Lake.

There are five internet providers serving the Spring Lake area, and 96.77% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Spring Lake's five internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Spring Lake

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 126 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 32 Mbps 20 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Spring Lake

The largest internet providers in Spring Lake are Spectrum and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Spring Lake.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Spring Lake residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 77% of the area. Spring Lake’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 10% of Spring Lake residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Spring Lake covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Spring Lake, $58.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Spring Lake, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Spring Lake. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Spring Lake's providers, 354 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

77%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Spring Lake covering 77% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Spring Lake 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 $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Spring Lake, $58.74.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Spring Lake, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Spring Lake. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Spring Lake's providers, 354 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

10%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in Spring Lake covering 10% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Spring Lake than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Spring Lake, $58.74.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Spring Lake, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Spring Lake. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Spring Lake's providers, 354 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Spring Lake and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Spring Lake at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Spring Lake at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Spring Lake residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in Spring Lake with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.734% of households in Spring Lake. The next fastest internet provider in Spring Lake is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Spring Lake with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Spring Lake, $58.74.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Spring Lake, covering 10% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in Spring Lake and is available to 2.734% of households.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.