Internet providers in
Charlotte, NC

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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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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.

 
1. AT&T
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Spectrum
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
3. Viasat
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. Windstream
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. Comporium Communications
Available in Charlotte
6. RST Fiber
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Spectrum
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
3. Viasat
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. Windstream
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. Comporium Communications
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. Megapath
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
7. RST Fiber
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
8. Cogent Communication
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
9. MCNC
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
10. Level 3 Communications
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
Lendio
Sponsored
At least 6 months in business &
monthly revenue of $8k?
1. AT&T
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Charlotte
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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Charlotte Residential Internet Coverage

With the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport and other major facilities in its borders, the city of Charlotte is a huge business and residential hub of North Carolina.

National internet provider AT&T helps businesses and residents get the high-speed internet they need, bringing both fiber service and DSL service to much of the city. The AT&T DSL network covers all of Charlotte, and the fiber network is quickly catching up. Service is available as far north as Highland Creek and Davis Lake, reaching through the central art of the city to reach the southern neighborhoods of Ballantyne and Provincetowne.

Through Windstream, several eastern Charlotte neighborhoods enjoy high-speed internet access. In the north, the neighborhoods of Derita, Druid Hills, and Villa Heights are in the service area. Covered eastern communities include Idlewild, East Forest, and Marlwood. Windstream serves the southern neighborhoods of Providence Crossing, Piper Glen Estates, and Rain Tree. Service is not available in most western and central neighborhoods.

Cable provider Time Warner Cable has an expansive coverage map that covers all of Charlotte.

Fiber internet is available in the southwestern part of Charlotte through RST Fiber. Neighborhoods that enjoy coverage include Eagle Lake, Olde Whitehall, and Yorkmount.

Similarly, Comporium Communications brings service to select southwestern neighborhoods. Neighborhoods that fit into the service area include Harbor House and Yorkshire.

Internet Provider types in Charlotte


Cable

100%
Coverage

DSL

97%
Coverage

Fiber

1%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Charlotte,NC


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

25 Mbps
100%
availability
Broadband internet availability
(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)
100%
Charlotte
79%
USA

Summary of Charlotte Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
AT&TDSL & Fiber1000 Mbps3.0/5
SpectrumCable & Fiber1000 Mbps3.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
WindstreamDSL100 Mbps3.0/5
Comporium CommunicationsDSL25 Mbps3.0/5
RST FiberFiber1000 MbpsN/A
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Charlotte

Spectrum

Overall:
Service:
Pricing:
Speed:

James K|2016-04-14

If you have any other option, take it. Otherwise stand by to play the game with TW where they are continually trying to raise your bill, at least every six months. I cancelled my TV service and went to an antenna with Sling TV and I can't believe I waited so long to dump TW cable. Do it if you can!

Was this review helpful? Yes 182 No 17

Spectrum

Overall:
Service:
Speed:

Thomas R|2015-08-26

Constant outages and speeds are never what promised. Customer service is some of the rudest people.

Was this review helpful? Yes 124 No 5

AT&T

Overall:
Service:
Speed:

Rosa Mustafa|2015-07-04

I came in on the promotion however, the bill began to crawl upwards and I really could not afford high prices. Because I was in a contact I could not get out of it until it expired. To make a long story short at the end of my contract my bill was amazingly high for one and a half months of service . Once out of contact I was free to terminate services. I am having to go through the weekend with no tv because my TWC installation is on Monday ...You know what ..I don't care. ATT is taking advantage of customers and I would rather look at DVD's and stream shows over my phone then allow this to continue. All those cartoon show and shopping channels. My kid is grown and I don't want to shop from a sofa. on the countless shopping channels.

Was this review helpful? Yes 106 No 11
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