Internet providers in Hickory, NC

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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. Spectrum
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
4. 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. Spectrum
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
4. Viasat
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. MCNC
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
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1. AT&T
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

User Rating Info
2. Sprint
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE

User Rating Info
3. T-Mobile
Available in Hickory
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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What is the best internet provider in Hickory?

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
91%
North Carolina
79%
USA

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.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Hickory

CenturyLink offers internet at speeds up to 45 Mbps

AT&T offers internet at speeds up to 75 Mbps

Spectrum offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Viasat offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

Summary of Hickory Internet Providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
CenturyLink DSL & Fiber 45 Mbps 2.5/5
AT&T DSL & Fiber 75 Mbps 3.0/5
Spectrum Cable & Fiber 1000 Mbps 3.0/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5

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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