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Internet providers in Waynesville, NC

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Waynesville, NC internet providers

Provider
AT&T $49.99 10 - 75 MbpsDSL93%
Spectrum $49.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
Skyrunner $45.00 5 - 13 MbpsWireless4.160%
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Waynesville internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Waynesville 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 Waynesville area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Waynesville residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Waynesville, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Waynesville area, and 96.06% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Waynesville's six internet providers, prices start at $45 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Waynesville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 0 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 202 Mbps 172 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 126 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Waynesville

The largest internet providers in Waynesville are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Waynesville.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Waynesville residents, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Waynesville’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Waynesville residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Waynesville covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Waynesville 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 AT&T start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Waynesville, $48.99.

AT&T 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 Waynesville, $0.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Waynesville. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Waynesville's providers, 85 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Waynesville 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 Waynesville, $48.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waynesville, $0.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Waynesville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waynesville's providers, 85 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Waynesville covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Waynesville 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Waynesville, $48.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waynesville, $0.98.

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 Waynesville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Waynesville's providers, 85 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Waynesville with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Waynesville. The next fastest internet provider in Waynesville is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 93% of the area.

Skyrunner offers the cheapest internet in Waynesville with plans starting at $45/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Waynesville, $48.99.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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%.