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Internet providers in Williamston, NC

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Williamston, NC internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL80%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic4.998%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable87%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Williamston internet service at a glance

At 99%, 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 cable, which covers 99% of Williamston residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 9.340% 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 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Williamston

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 17 Mbps 8 Mbps DSL
Viasat 9 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Optimum 94 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Williamston

The largest internet providers in Williamston are CenturyLink, Optimum, and Mediacom 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 Optimum, which covers 100% of the area. Williamston’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 87% of Williamston residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Williamston, $48.99.

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 Williamston, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Williamston. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Williamston's providers, 116 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

7 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Optimum’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 Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Williamston, $48.99.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Williamston, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 7 Mbps in Williamston. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than 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

1,000 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, $48.99.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Williamston, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Williamston. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are much faster than 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 offers 100% availability in Williamston and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Williamston at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Williamston at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Williamston residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in Williamston with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Williamston. The next fastest internet provider in Williamston is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 87% 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, $48.99.

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

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.

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.

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.