Internet providers in Williamston, NC

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Williamston internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Williamston 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 Williamston area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Williamston 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 5.000% of those living in Williamston.

There are five internet providers serving the Williamston area, and 99.71% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Williamston's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Williamston

The largest internet providers in Williamston are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Suddenlink bringing DSL and cable options to Williamston.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Williamston residents, covering 80% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 87% of the area. Williamston’s third most-available internet provider, Suddenlink, offers cable to around 100% of Williamston residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

80%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Williamston covering 80% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Williamston 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Williamston, $42.79.

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 Williamston, $1.43.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Williamston. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Williamston's providers, 116 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

87%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Williamston covering 87% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Williamston, $42.79.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.33 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Williamston, $1.43.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Williamston. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Williamston's providers, 116 Mbps.

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Suddenlink cable internet

Provider
Suddenlink
Starting price*
$34.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

7 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Suddenlink start at $34.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Williamston, $42.79.

Suddenlink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Williamston, $1.43.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 7 Mbps in Williamston. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Williamston's providers, 116 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Williamston and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Williamston at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is higher than average for Williamston at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Williamston residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Williamston, NC internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 Mbps Fiber-optic 4.998%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 80 Mbps DSL 80%
Mediacom $19.99/mo. 60 - 200 Mbps Cable 87%
Suddenlink $34.99/mo. 50 - 150 Mbps Cable 100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Williamston with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 87% of households in Williamston. The next fastest internet provider in Williamston is Suddenlink, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Williamston with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Williamston, $42.79.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Williamston, covering 4.998% 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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.