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Internet providers in Elkin, NC

1. Brightspeed
99% available in Elkin
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
40Mbps

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2. Spectrum
46% available in Elkin
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3. Hughesnet
99% available in Elkin
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(417)

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

4. Wilkes Communications
38% available in Elkin
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
5. Surry Communications
62% available in Elkin
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. Piedmont Communications
62% available in Elkin
Connection:
Cable, DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. Rural Roam
99% available in Elkin
Connection:
LTE Home
Download speeds up to
99Mbps
1. Spectrum
46% available in Elkin
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
2. Hughesnet
99% available in Elkin
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(417)

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

3. Wilkes Communications
38% available in Elkin
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
4. MCNC
43% available in Elkin
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. Surry Communications
62% available in Elkin
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. Piedmont Communications
62% available in Elkin
Connection:
Cable, DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. Rural Roam
99% available in Elkin
Connection:
LTE Home
Download speeds up to
99Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Elkin
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

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

User Rating
3. Verizon Wireless
83% available in Elkin
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
4. AT&T Wireless
100% available in Elkin
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

What’s a good internet speed?

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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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Elkin Residential Internet Coverage

A stone's throw from the northern border of North Carolina, Elkin is a small historic town with over 4,000 residents. Those who reside in this area enjoy its rich history, riverfront views, and close community. Whatever you need from an Internet service provider, check out the listings on this page to find a good fit for you.

There are several companies with more than one connection option in Elkin. You might start your search with CenturyLink, a national provider with DSL and fiber optic coverage options in this city. Download speeds are determined by your location and your choice of plan. Surry Telephone Membership Corporation is a local ISP that also supplies Elkin residents with fiber optic and DSL options.

Cable is also available throughout Elkin and its neighboring communities. Spectrum is the area's primary cable provider, boasting some of the top download speeds in this region. The network extends past the city limits of Elkin.

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Summary of Elkin internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
Brightspeed DSL 40 Mbps 3.3/5 View Plans for Brightspeed
Spectrum Cable 1000 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3.5/5 View Plans for Spectrum
Hughesnet Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Hughesnet
Wilkes Communications Fiber 1000 Mbps 5.0/5 View Plans for Wilkes Communications
Surry Communications DSL & Fiber 1000 Mbps 0.5/5 View Plans for Surry Communications
Piedmont Communications Cable, DSL & Fiber 1000 Mbps N/A View Plans for Piedmont Communications
Rural Roam LTE Home 99 Mbps N/A View Plans for Rural Roam

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 Elkin

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