Internet providers in Durham, NH

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Durham internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in Durham is comparable to the rest of New Hampshire - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Durham area will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of Durham residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Durham, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Durham area, and 96.58% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Durham's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Durham

The largest internet providers in Durham are Xfinity, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing cable and satellite options to Durham.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Durham residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Durham’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Durham residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Durham covering 97% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Durham, $46.66.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Durham, $4.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Durham. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Durham's providers, 83 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 Durham covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Durham 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Durham, $46.66.

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 lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Durham, $4.67.

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 Durham. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Durham's providers, 83 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Durham covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Durham 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 ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Durham, $46.66.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Durham, $4.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Durham. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Durham's providers, 83 Mbps.

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Durham, NH internet providers

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 200 MbpsCable97%
FairPoint Communications, Inc. - -DSL97%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Durham with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Durham. The next fastest internet provider in Durham is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Durham with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Durham, $46.66.

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.

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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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.