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Durham North Carolina

EarthLink High-Speed Internet

Download speed up to 5 Gigs per second (5000 Mbps)*


EarthLink High-Speed Internet for Durham, North Carolina

Supercharge your home internet experience with speeds up to 5 Gigs (5000 Mbps)*! Get reliable internet service with our fiber-optic network that delivers the speeds Durham needs. Stream all your favorite content with no worries about data caps on most service plans. Call now to sign up for internet services starting as low as $59.95/mo.*

*Offers vary by speed and location. See offer and plan details.

Fast Facts

  • There are eight fiber internet providers in the Durham area
  • Roughly 60% of Durham has access to fiber internet
  • EarthLink has the best high-speed internet coverage
  • Durham is named the “startup capital of the South”1
  • The Research Triangle (which is comprised of Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh) is a booming startup hotspot and was ranked #3 Surge City by Inc2
  • The average internet speed in Durham is 985 Mbps3
  • The cost of living in Durham is 11% less than the national average4
  • The median home price in Durham is $254,6985

Things to Do

Home to the prestigious Duke University, Durham is where Southern charm and modern innovation meet. Originally a big tobacco town (it’s nickname “Bull City” comes from “Bull” Durham Tobacco), today it’s a thriving metropolis both locals and tourists adore.

Durham Duke-University

Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the Duke University campus, including a stop at the acclaimed neo-gothic Duke Chapel.

Durham NC-Sarah-Duke-GArdens

While you’re on campus, it’s also worth checking out the Sarah P. Duke Gardens and their lush landscapes.

Durham American-Tobacco-District-Durham-Bulls-Field

Explore the American Tobacco Historic District in the heart of Durham. Once a tobacco factory, it’s now a thriving entertainment center and home to the Durham Bulls baseball team.

Durham Fullsteam-Brewery-charcuterie-board

Head on over to Fullsteam Brewery, Durham’s unofficial welcome center, for experimental beers made from local produce including sweet potatoes, persimmons, and scuppernong.

Enjoy all the benefits of your new EarthLink internet plan! Your EarthLink service entitles you to more than just a reliable internet connection.

EarthLink Digital Marketing in Durham, North Carolina

Easily Design your Own Website

Our professionals will help you design a cutting edge and conversion-centric website resulting in stronger sales and steady performance. A mobile-friendly interface integrated swiftly with the latest SEO guidelines coupled with our relentless hard work and creativity to give your business a lasting impression online.

EarthLink Security & Tools for Durham, North Carolina

Internet connection with security in mind

Whether it’s helping protect you against viruses, securing your Internet connection, preventing loss of data or optimizing your computer, trust EarthLink’s expertise to help you connect with the right security too.

What Plans are Available?

EarthLink considers internet speed to be the most essential requirement for any user, which is why we provide a wide range of speeds up to 5 Gigs per second.

Call 800-217-6231 today to compare internet speeds available near Durham,  North Carolina.

EarthLink Security & Tools for Durham, North Carolina

We’re not just a North Carolina internet provider. With a whole suite of tools, we’re here for every part of your digital life.We offer:

EarthLink Protect+ Powered by Norton Life Lock:
Keeps you safer than ever. This cyber safety tool offers real-time protection and dark web monitoring plus a secure VPN, million-dollar protection package, and more.

EarthLink Online Backup:
Never worry about a missing file again. Use online backup to automate your data backup, sync your files across multiple devices, and easily view and share your files with family and friends.

EarthLink Guardian:
Keeping your kids safer online is a full-time job — we can help. Powered by Bark, Guardian is a parental control tool that helps families manage and protect their children’s online lives while still preserving privacy.

EarthLink EasyTech:
The solution to your smart device problems is our remote IT support. If you have a TV that won’t connect, a video doorbell that won’t ring (or any other smart device issue), just call our product experts, and they’ll work to resolve your problem remotely.

Find the right solution for your home or business from Durham's trusted internet service provider

Lightning-fast internet, website design, and marketing services. Security solutions are just a call away. Get started today.

Internet Technology Comparison Chart

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As an internet provider in Durham, EarthLink offers:

  • Durham Fiber Internet: the fastest speeds with no data caps and maximum reliability.
  • Durham Satellite Internet: a dependable choice for rural internet with a variety of plans to fit your needs.
  • Durham Rural Internet: if you live in a hard-to-reach area or an internet desert, we can help keep you connected.
  • Durham Business Internet: if you’re ready to take your small business to the next level, trust one of the top internet providers in North Carolina.

Nearby Cities/Zip Codes

With a population of 542,710 people (and counting), the entire area is flourishing. You don’t have to live in the very heart of downtown to get the best Durham internet — but we can reach you there, too.

  • Durham — including zip codes 27701, 27702, 27703, 27704, 27705, 27706, 27707, 27708, 27709, 27710, 27711, 27712, 27713, 27715, 27717
  • Apex — including zip codes 27502, 27523, 27539
  • Burlington — including zip codes 27215, 27216, 27217
  • Cary — including zip codes 27511, 27512, 27513, 27518, 27519
  • Chapel Hill — including zip codes 27514, 27515, 27516, 27517, 27599
  • Clayton — including zip codes 27520, 27527, 27528
  • Henderson — including zip codes 27536 and 26537
  • Pittsboro — including zip codes 27228 and 27312
  • Research Triangle Park — including zip codes 27709 and 27711
  • Sanford — including zip codes 27237, 27330, 27331, 27332
  • Raleigh — including zip codes 27601, 27602, 27603, 27605, 27606, 27607, 27608, 27609, 27610, 27611, 27612, 27613, 27614, 27615, 27617, 27619, 27620, 27621, 27622, 27623, 27624, 27625, 27626, 27627, 27628, 27629, 27634, 27635, 27636, 27640, 27650, 27656, 27658, 27661, 27668, 27675, 27676, 27690, 27695, 27697, 27698, 27699
  • Wake Forest — including zip codes 27587 and 27588

Common Questions

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Call today to check pricing and availability

With EarthLink high-speed internet, you get the very best EarthLink has to offer at the price that fits your budget. Enjoy shared speed for every family member to stream videos, music, movies. and more — all with no fiber internet data caps.

  • Speeds up to 5 Gigs
  • Reliability and high speed with fiber-optic technology
  • No fiber internet data caps on most service plans

Plans start at $59.95 / month


* Actual speeds may vary based on network activity, configuration, and other factors. Subject to availability. Some prices shown may be introductory offers. Equipment fees, taxes and other fees and restrictions may apply.

  • “This North Carolina City Has Emerged as the Startup Capital of the South” via Free Enterprise, 6/15/2017
  • “North Carolina Startups Raised More Than $1 Billion Last Year. Here’s Why Raleigh Is the Tech Industry’s Best Kept Secret” via Inc, 2019
  • “Fiber Optic Internet Providers and TV Companies in Durham, NC” via Best Neighborhood, 2021
  • “Cost of Living in Durham, North Carolina” via Payscale, 2021