Internet Providers in Hickory, NC

Top Internet Providers in Hickory, North Carolina:

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  • 1. CenturyLink
    97.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    97.8% Available
  • 2. Spectrum
    99.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.1% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    73.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    73.3% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. AT&T Internet
    1.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • IPBB
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • IPBB
    1.6% Available
  • 7. 6. King Street Wireless
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 8. 7. Carolina West Wireless
    99.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    99.9% Available
  • 9. 8. RiverStreet Networks
    55.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    55.8% Available
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Best Internet Providers in Hickory, NC

CenturyLink and Spectrum® are Hickory’s leading Internet service providers. Because it offers a fiber-optic connection and very wide availability in Hickory, CenturyLink is the better option. CenturyLink users can expect symmetrical speeds that reach 940 Mbps. Fiber networks send more data farther than cable or DSL, making CenturyLink a great choice for houses with multiple devices.

Spectrum’s cable internet network serves a similarly large portion of Hickory as CenturyLink does and offers download speeds that reach 1 Gbps (wireless speeds may vary). Cable networks lack the advantages of fiber, but Spectrum does also offer comprehensive bundles, with pricing for such packages starting at $84.98 per month.

Internet Provider Store Locations in Hickory

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Hickory is the 90th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Newton, Conover, Granite Falls, and Claremont, but behind Hildebran.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 300 people in Catawba County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 98% of Hickory residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Catawba County, approximately 1,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Cheapest Internet Providers in Hickory, North Carolina

Provider Plan Starting From Connection Contract Length Data Caps
CenturyLink $30 Fiber None No Caps
Spectrum $49.99 Cable None No Caps
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet $50 5G Internet None No Caps

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