Internet providers in Chapel Hill, NC

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1. CenturyLink
100% available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. AT&T
76% available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
3. Frontier
Available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
115Mbps
4. Spectrum
Available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
5. Viasat
99% available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. HughesNet
Available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
1. CenturyLink
100% available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. AT&T
76% available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
3. Frontier
Available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
115Mbps
4. Spectrum
Available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
5. Viasat
99% available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. HughesNet
Available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
7. Megapath
55% available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
8. MCNC
3% available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info
2. AT&T
Available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

User Rating Info
3. Sprint
Available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE

User Rating Info
4. T-Mobile
Available in Chapel Hill
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info

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5+ Mbps

  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person

10+ Mbps

  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people

20+ Mbps

  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people

40+ Mbps

  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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Centurylink vs. Spectrum

Get CenturyLink for fast speeds at affordable rates. Order Spectrum for reliable service that delivers high customer satisfaction.

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AT&T vs. Spectrum

AT&T is perfect for those who need affordable high-speed packages. Spectrum keeps things simple by offering just one high-speed internet package.

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Spectrum vs. Frontier

Order Spectrum internet for a satisfying customer experience. For a faster internet connection, pick FiOS from Frontier.

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What is the best internet provider in Chapel Hill?

Internet Provider Types in Chapel Hill


DSL

93%
Coverage


Fiber

1%
Coverage


Cable

100%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Chapel Hill


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Chapel Hill
91%
North Carolina
79%
USA

Chapel Hill Residential Internet Coverage

Residents of Chapel Hill live in some of the most expensive homes in America and North Carolina. They're largely white-collar working as teachers and office support professionals. There's also a large percentage of artists. Of this workforce, nearly 8% work from home. Chapel Hill is also a college town with incredibly well educated residents, many with advanced degrees in scientific fields. In general, it's a wealthy area. More than 17% of residents were born in another country. 100% of this diverse population has access to high-speed internet compared with 91% of North Carolina.

Time Warner Spectrum offers cable internet to 100% of Chapel Hill residents. They are the only supplier of the service in the area. AT&T provides two services to Chapel Hill residents. Their DSL offerings reach 93% of residents and fiber optics reach 1% of homes south of I-85.

Commercial users have additional options. Megapath offers DSL and copper wire. Fiber optics are offered to businesses from Level 3 Communications and MCNC.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Chapel Hill

Frontier offers internet at speeds up to 115 Mbps

CenturyLink offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

AT&T offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Spectrum offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

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Summary of Chapel Hill internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
CenturyLink DSL & Fiber 1000 Mbps 2.5/5
AT&T Fiber 1000 Mbps 3.0/5
Frontier DSL 115 Mbps 2.5/5
Spectrum Cable & Fiber 1000 Mbps 3.0/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 2.5/5

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.

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