Internet providers in
Hillsborough, NC

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How much internet speed do I need?

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.

2. CenturyLink
Available in Hillsborough
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
45Mbps
2. AT&T
Available in Hillsborough
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
1. Frontier FiOS
Available in Hillsborough
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
15Mbps
1. Time Warner Spectrum
Available in Hillsborough
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
1. Viasat
Available in Hillsborough
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
2. CenturyLink
Available in Hillsborough
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
45Mbps
2. AT&T
Available in Hillsborough
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
1. Frontier FiOS
Available in Hillsborough
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
15Mbps
1. Time Warner Spectrum
Available in Hillsborough
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
1. Viasat
Available in Hillsborough
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. MCNC
Available in Hillsborough
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
1. Level 3 Communications
Available in Hillsborough
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Hillsborough
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
1. Sprint
Available in Hillsborough
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
1. T-Mobile
Available in Hillsborough
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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Hillsborough Residential Internet Coverage

Residents of Hillsborough appreciate the small size of the town and pay a premium for their homes. The white-collar professionals work largely in management, primarily in computers and math. The well-educated residents depend on their internet services to advance their professional and educational goals. Compared with 91% of North Carolina, 100% of Hillsborough residents can get high-speed internet connections.

CenturyLink reaches 100% of home with DSL connectivity. Time Warner does the same for cable internet. Fiber optics have not yet reached Hillsborough homes.

In addition to the residential offerings, fiber optics are slowly being introduced to commercial users. MCNC reaches 2% of businesses and Level 3 Communications reaches 1% of commercial enterprises.

Internet Provider types in Hillsborough


Cable

100%
Coverage

DSL

100%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Hillsborough,NC


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

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

Summary of Hillsborough Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
CenturyLinkDSL & Fiber45 Mbps3.0/5
AT&TDSL & Fiber100 Mbps3.5/5
Frontier FiOSDSL15 Mbps2.0/5
Time Warner SpectrumCable50 Mbps3.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
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