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Internet providers in Wilson, NC

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Wilson, NC internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic8.080%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL90%
Suddenlink $30.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable1.086%
Greenlight $19.95 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic92%
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Wilson internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Wilson 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 Wilson area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Wilson 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 92% of those living in Wilson.

There are six internet providers serving the Wilson area, and 99.72% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Wilson's six internet providers, prices start at $19.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Wilson

The largest internet providers in Wilson are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Greenlight bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Wilson.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Wilson residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 90% of the area. Wilson’s third most-available internet provider, Greenlight, offers fiber-optic to around 92% of Wilson residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Wilson, $41.66.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wilson, $0.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Wilson. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Wilson's providers, 542 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Wilson covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Wilson 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 Wilson, $41.66.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wilson, $0.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Wilson. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Wilson's providers, 542 Mbps.

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Greenlight fiber-optic internet

Provider

Greenlight

Starting price*
$19.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

92%

Fiber-optic from Greenlight offers broadband to nearly all households in Wilson covering 92% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Greenlight is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Wilson than other internet types.

Internet prices for Greenlight start at $19.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Wilson, $41.66.

Greenlight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wilson, $0.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Greenlight offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Wilson. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Wilson's providers, 542 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Wilson with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 8.080% of households in Wilson. The next fastest internet provider in Wilson is Suddenlink, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.086% of the area.

Greenlight offers the cheapest internet in Wilson with plans starting at $19.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Wilson, $41.66.

Greenlight is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Wilson, covering 92% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in Wilson and is available to 8.080% of households.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.