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Internet providers in Hickory, NC

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1. Spectrum
99% available in Hickory
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Speed based on wired connection and may vary by address. Wireless speeds may vary. Services subject to all applicable service terms and conditions, subject to change. Services not available in all areas. Restrictions apply.

2. T-Mobile Home Internet
99% available in Hickory
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
245Mbps

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

User Rating(14)
4. AT&T
42% available in Hickory
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. Brightspeed
79% available in Hickory
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. HughesNet
99% available in Hickory
Connection:
Geo Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating(219)

Order now and receive a $100 Prepaid Card via rebate (terms apply). Offer expires 11/13/23

7. Viasat
99% available in Hickory
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
8. ispMint
99% available in Hickory
ispMint
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
9. Easy Internet Now
95% available in Hickory
Easy Internet Now
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
Link not provided
10. Unlimitedville
99% available in Hickory
Connection:
LTE Home
Download speeds up to
99Mbps
11. King Street Wireless
99% available in Hickory
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
1Mbps
1. Spectrum
99% available in Hickory
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Speed based on wired connection and may vary by address. Wireless speeds may vary. Services subject to all applicable service terms and conditions, subject to change. Services not available in all areas. Restrictions apply.

2. HughesNet
99% available in Hickory
Connection:
Geo Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating(219)

Order now and receive a $100 Prepaid Card via rebate (terms apply). Offer expires 11/13/23

3. Viasat
99% available in Hickory
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. ispMint
99% available in Hickory
ispMint
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
5. Easy Internet Now
95% available in Hickory
Easy Internet Now
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
Link not provided
6. Ooma
50% available in Hickory
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
7. MCNC
4% available in Hickory
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
8. Conterra Networks
23% available in Hickory
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
9. Unlimitedville
99% available in Hickory
Connection:
LTE Home
Download speeds up to
99Mbps
1. Verizon Wireless
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE

User Rating
2. AT&T Wireless
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G

User Rating
3. Mint
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE

User Rating
4. Visible
Available in Hickory
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE

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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What is the best internet provider in Hickory?

Internet Provider Types in Hickory


Cable

100%
Coverage


DSL

88%
Coverage


Fiber

87%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Hickory


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Hickory
88%
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

Easy Internet Now offers internet at speeds up to 5000 Mbps

Spectrum offers Internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps (wireless speeds may vary)

Brightspeed offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Verizon Home Internet offers internet at speeds up to 300 Mbps

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Summary of Hickory internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
Spectrum Cable 1000 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3.5/5 View Plans for Spectrum
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Home 245 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for T-Mobile Home Internet
Verizon Home Internet 5G Home 300 Mbps 4/5 View Plans for Verizon Home Internet
AT&T DSL 25 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for AT&T
Brightspeed DSL & Fiber 1000 Mbps 1.0/5 View Plans for Brightspeed
HughesNet Geo Satellite 25 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for HughesNet
Viasat Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
ispMint DSL 100 Mbps 4.5/5
Easy Internet Now Fiber 5000 Mbps 4.5/5
Unlimitedville LTE Home 99 Mbps N/A View Plans for Unlimitedville
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 1 Mbps N/A View Plans for King Street Wireless

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 Hickory

Spectrum

Phyllis J | 08-08-2021

Not reliable lose signal many times an hour

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