Internet providers in
Hickory, 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. CenturyLink
Available in Hickory
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
45Mbps
2. AT&T
Available in Hickory
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
75Mbps
3. Time Warner Spectrum
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
4. Charter
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. Viasat
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. CenturyLink
Available in Hickory
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
45Mbps
2. AT&T
Available in Hickory
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
75Mbps
3. Time Warner Spectrum
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
4. Charter
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. Viasat
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. Level 3 Communications
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. MCNC
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

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Hickory Residential Internet Coverage

Hickory is home to well-educated, middle-class residents. They work in both blue- and white-collar jobs and work largely in sales and administrative support. Residents are ethnically diverse with nearly 13% of the population of Hispanic or Latino origin. Hickory residents rely on their internet services to connect with the community and advance their careers. 100% of Hickory has access to high-speed internet, compared with 91% of North Carolina.

Charter is the sole cable internet provider in the area, reaching 100% of Hickory homes. DSL is provided by CenturyLink and AT&T. CenturyLink reaches 96% of area residents. AT&T's service reaches 1% of Hickory residents south of Rhodhiss Lake. Time Warner Spectrum offers fiber optics to 1% of residents in the same area.

In addition to the services offered to residents, 1% of businesses can also access fiber optics from Level 3 Communications and MCNC.

Internet Provider types in Hickory


Cable

100%
Coverage

DSL

96%
Coverage

Fiber

1%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Hickory,NC


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

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

Summary of Hickory Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
CenturyLinkDSL & Fiber45 Mbps2.5/5
AT&TDSL & Fiber75 Mbps3.5/5
Time Warner SpectrumFiber1000 Mbps3.5/5
CharterCable100 Mbps3.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
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