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Internet providers in Elm City, NC

1. Optimum
22% available in Elm City
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
940Mbps

User Rating(1209)

Get up to a $200 Prepaid Mastercard® with sign up. Terms apply.

2. Spectrum
31% available in Elm City
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Get WiFi & Mobile FREE for 12 months with Spectrum One 

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

User Rating(16)
5. Hughesnet
99% available in Elm City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(420)

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

6. Greenlight Community Broadband
24% available in Elm City
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. Rural Roam
99% available in Elm City
Connection:
LTE Home
Download speeds up to
99Mbps
1. Spectrum
31% available in Elm City
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Get WiFi & Mobile FREE for 12 months with Spectrum One 

2. Hughesnet
99% available in Elm City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(420)

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

3. Greenlight Community Broadband
24% available in Elm City
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
4. Rural Roam
99% available in Elm City
Connection:
LTE Home
Download speeds up to
99Mbps
5. SEGRA
99% available in Elm City
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Elm City
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

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

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

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

User Rating
5. Tello Mobile
99% available in Elm City
Connection:
Mobile
Tello Mobile
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

Internet in Elm City

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Average starting price
$74.1/mo

Average speed
8.4 Mbps

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Elm City Residential Internet Coverage

Conveniently located in the northeastern corner of North Carolina, Elm City is a small town with about 1,300 residents, and in a small town like this, it is essential to stay connected. Luckily, there are several speedy Internet providers that make it easy for Elm City residents and businesses to stay connected.

Why not start by checking out fiber optic providers in Elm City? You might come across CenturyLink, a national provider with a sizable network in this part of North Carolina. Depending on what you're looking for, you might choose one of the DSL or fiber optic plans available through CenturyLink. Download speeds vary widely, offering coverage options to residents and business owners. Greenlight is another prominent fiber optic provider in Elm City, boasting some of the highest download speeds in the country.

You can also look into cable providers in Elm City. Spectrum has a network that covers much of the city. Suddenlink Communications is accessible in some parts of Elm City.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Elm City

Average download speed
8.39 Mbps

Average upload speed
10.75 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
85.33 ms

Average jitter
4.89 ms

 

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Summary of Elm City internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
Optimum Cable 940 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Optimum
Spectrum Cable 1000 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3.5/5 View Plans for Spectrum
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
Greenlight Community Broadband Fiber 1000 Mbps N/A View Plans for Greenlight Community Broadband
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.

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