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Internet providers in Carrboro, NC

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1. AT&T
48% available in Carrboro
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps

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2. Spectrum
99% available in Carrboro
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3. Brightspeed
80% available in Carrboro
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

Get a $200 prepaid card when you sign up for Brightspeed Fiber!

4. EarthLink
94% available in Carrboro
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps

User Rating(77)

Ranked #1 Overall by Highspeedinternet.com customer satisfaction survey for 2021 & 2022.

5. Verizon Home Internet
99% available in Carrboro
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
300Mbps

User Rating(14)
6. Hughesnet
99% available in Carrboro
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(283)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

7. Viasat
90% available in Carrboro
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
1. Spectrum
99% available in Carrboro
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
2. Earthlink Business
94% available in Carrboro
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
3. Hughesnet
99% available in Carrboro
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(283)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

4. Viasat
90% available in Carrboro
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
5. Ooma
50% available in Carrboro
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
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6. MCNC
94% available in Carrboro
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Carrboro
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Visible
Available in Carrboro
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. Verizon Wireless
99% available in Carrboro
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
4. AT&T Wireless
99% available in Carrboro
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

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Carrboro Residential Internet Coverage

The North Carolina town of Carrboro is conveniently located in the Durham metropolitan area. As a result, this suburban town is a mix of peace and quiet, urban excitement, and in-demand amenities. No matter which Carrboro community you call home, you can get service from one or more Internet service providers in this region.

DSL is available through multiple companies in Carrboro. CenturyLink is a prominent choice, boasting coverage throughout Carrboro and in many other North Carolina communities. The company has a small range of download speeds to choose from. Through AT&T, you can access one of the fastest DSL networks in the region. This company also supplies the area with fiber optic coverage.

Carrboro's main cable option is Spectrum. The Spectrum network reaches all of Carrboro, bringing competitive cable service to residents and businesses.

Businesses have other options in Carrboro. Level 3 Communications and MCNC both offer fiber optic service, while Megapath has DSL service for local commercial consumers.

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Summary of Carrboro internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
AT&T Fiber 5000 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for AT&T
Spectrum Cable 1000 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3.5/5 View Plans for Spectrum
Brightspeed DSL 100 Mbps 3.3/5 View Plans for Brightspeed
EarthLink Fiber 5000 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for EarthLink
Verizon Home Internet 5G Home 300 Mbps 4/5 View Plans for Verizon Home Internet
Hughesnet Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Hughesnet
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Carrboro

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