High Speed Internet in Whiteville, North Carolina

by Michelle Gordon, Demand Media

    A variety of national and regional Internet providers offer high speed Internet service to Whiteville, North Carolina. Residents of Whiteville have a selection of cable, DSL, satellite broadband and wireless options to choose from. Before finalizing a decision on Internet service providers, prospective customers should evaluate their Internet usage patterns.

    Satellite

    Wildblue is a national company that provides high-speed Internet service to rural areas.This satellite service comes with a 26-inch mini-dish and modem that works most efficiently when there's an unobstructed path between the dish and the main satellite. HughesNet Satellite Broadband services over 350,000 residential and business customers. Installation is free and comes with a service demonstration.

    Broadband Cable

    Comcast offers high-speed Internet with Powerboost, which provides temporary boosts of speed. Download speeds range from 12 Mbps to 20 Mbps. Comcast also comes with a free security suite. EarthLink offers broadband cable with speed ranges up to 15 Mbps, depending on where you live. EarthLink also comes with free dial-up for when you're traveling away from home as well as free equipment for wireless networking within the home. Road Runner from Time Warner Cable is a broadband Internet service that comes with a free Internet security suite. Time Warner offers savings when you bundle your Internet service with phone or cable service.

    DSL

    AT&T offers high-speed DSL broadband Internet. AT&T also has the biggest Wi-Fi network in the country. AT&T offers bundle packages that can save you money when you take advantage of their phone and TV services. CenturyLink is a DSL Internet provider where customers lock in prices for the entire year, not just an introductory period. Century Link offers bundle options as well, with cable, phone and voice mail.

    Mobile Broadband

    Sprint Mobile Broadband offers a variety of plans including 3G and 4G connection plans. Each plan comes with a specific amount of data, ranging from 3 GB to 10 GB. Virgin Mobile Broadband is available without a contract and has no overage of activation fees. Verizon Wireless Broadband offers a variety of 3G and 4G mobile broadband plans. The monthly allowance for data ranges from 1 GB to 10 GB, with overage charges applying when data use has exceeded the allowance.

    About the Author

    Michelle Gordon has been writing professionally since 2004. Gordon has written advertising copy for clients such as Nestle, Safeway, BB&T and Hanes. She holds a Master of Science in advertising from Virginia Commonwealth University.

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