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Internet providers in Tarboro, NC

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Tarboro, NC internet providers

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CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.401%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL91%
Suddenlink Communications $30 50 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Tarboro internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Tarboro 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 Tarboro area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Tarboro residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Tarboro, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Tarboro area, and 99.64% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Tarboro's four internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Tarboro

The largest internet providers in Tarboro are CenturyLink, Suddenlink Communications, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Tarboro.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Tarboro residents, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink Communications, which covers 100% of the area. Tarboro’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Tarboro residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Tarboro covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Tarboro 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 Tarboro, $46.25.

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 Tarboro, $1.65.

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 Tarboro. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Tarboro's providers, 538 Mbps.

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Suddenlink Communications cable internet

Provider

Suddenlink Communications

Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Suddenlink Communications offers broadband to all households in Tarboro covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Suddenlink Communications start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Tarboro, $46.25.

Suddenlink Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Tarboro, $1.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Tarboro. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Tarboro's providers, 538 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 Tarboro covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Tarboro 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 Tarboro, $46.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Tarboro, $1.65.

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 Tarboro. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Tarboro's providers, 538 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Tarboro with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.401% of households in Tarboro. The next fastest internet provider in Tarboro is Suddenlink Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Suddenlink Communications offers the cheapest internet in Tarboro with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Tarboro, $46.25.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Tarboro, covering 0.401% of the city.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.