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Internet Providers in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Home Internet in Charlotte, NC

  • 1. AT&T
    Speeds Up To
    5 Gbps
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    Connection: IPBB, Fiber
    Availability: 83.4%
    Charlotte speed tests confirm high speeds for AT&T Internet
  • 2. Spectrum
    Speeds Up To
    1 Gbps
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    Connection: Cable
    Availability: 94.6%
    Charlotte speed tests confirm high speeds for Spectrum
  • 3. Viasat
    Speeds Up To
    150 Mbps
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    Connection: Satellite
    Availability: 100%
  • 4. EarthLink
    Speeds Up To
    100 Mbps
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    Connection: 5G Internet
    Availability: 72.1%
  • 5. HughesNet
    Speeds Up To
    100 Mbps
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    Connection: Satellite
    Availability: 100%
  • Windstream
    Speeds Up To
    50 Mbps
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    Connection: DSL
    Availability: 7.7%
  • 7. Verizon
    Speeds Up To
    300 Mbps
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    Connection: 5G Internet
    Availability: 40.8%
  • 8. Always ON
    Download Speeds:
    25 - 150 Mbps
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    Connection: Fixed Wireless
    Availability: 72.1%
  • 9. Google Fiber
    Speeds Up To
    8 Gbps
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    Connection: Fiber
    Availability: 12.6%
    Charlotte speed tests confirm high speeds for Google Fiber
  • Starlink
    Download Speeds:
    50 - 220 Mbps
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    Connection: Satellite
    Availability: 100%

Best Internet Providers in Charlotte, NC

The best internet providers in Charlotte are AT&T Fiber and Spectrum. AT&T Fiber is the best internet provider in Charlotte because it offers speeds up to 5 Gbps, with prices starting as low as $55 per month. In the most recent BroadbandNow customer survey, AT&T ranked first in reliability among customers.

Spectrum is another excellent internet provider in Charlotte. Boasting download speeds up to 1 Gbps (wireless speeds may vary) and a 94.6 percent coverage rate with its cable connection, Spectrum is a formidable challenger to AT&T. Spectrum also provides TV, home phone, and mobile services.

Fastest Internet Providers in Charlotte, NC

The fastest internet providers in Charlotte are AT&T Fiber, Spectrum, and Verizon 5G Home Internet. AT&T Fiber is the fastest internet provider in Charlotte, providing symmetrical download and upload speeds up to 5 Gbps. Fiber internet from AT&T has over 99 percent proven reliability, so it’s unlikely to go out — unlike other providers.

Spectrum is the second-fastest internet provider in Charlotte. It’s the only cable connection in Charlotte with download speeds up to 1 Gbps (wireless speeds may vary). When comparing Spectrum to AT&T, you should consider that cable has much lower upload speeds than fiber, but it’s more widely available in North Carolina.

Verizon 5G Home Internet is the third-fastest internet provider in Charlotte, with the ability to reach gigabit speeds. Setting up 5G Home Internet is easy, and the speeds are fast. That said, 5G internet’s reliability is susceptible to weather, congestion, and other factors, but providers are continuing to improve it.

Internet Availability in Charlotte, NC

Spectrum covers 94.6 percent of Charlotte. Whether you’re in Wesley Heights or Biddleville, you’ll be able to tap into Spectrum’s cable internet service or its easily accessible hotspots.

AT&T covers 83.4 percent of the city. Whether you’re in SouthPark or NoDa, you’ll be able to get coverage with AT&T.

Frequently Asked Questions About the Internet in Charlotte, NC

  • What is the best internet provider in Charlotte?

    AT&T is the best internet provider in Charlotte because it offers download and upload speeds up to 5 Gbps, starting at the affordable price of $55 per month.

  • Which internet provider in Charlotte is the fastest?

  • Which Charlotte internet provider is the cheapest?

  • Is T-Mobile 5G Home Internet available in Charlotte?

  • Is Verizon 5G Home Internet available in Charlotte?

  • Is there financial assistance for internet service in Charlotte?

Internet Provider Store Locations in Charlotte

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