Internet providers in Valdese, NC

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

There are seven internet providers serving the Valdese area, and 99.45% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Valdese's seven internet providers, prices start at $49 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Valdese

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

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

Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Valdese, $52.25.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Valdese, $2.09.

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

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

95%

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Valdese 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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Valdese, $52.25.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Valdese, $2.09.

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 Valdese. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Valdese'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 Valdese covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Valdese 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 Valdese, $52.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Valdese, $2.09.

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

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Valdese, NC internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.149%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 MbpsDSL95%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
North Carolina Wireless - -Wireless100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Valdese with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.149% of households in Valdese. The next fastest internet provider in Valdese is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Valdese with plans starting at $49/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Valdese, $52.25.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Valdese, covering 0.149% of the city.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.

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.