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Internet providers in 28214

Find internet providers serving the 28214 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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28214 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL90%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic36%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL5.870%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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28214 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 28214 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of North Carolina - 99%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 28214 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 73% of those living in the 28214 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 28214 area, and 99.53% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 28214, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Charlotte

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 26 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Spectrum 127 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
AT&T 231 Mbps 161 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 28214

The largest internet providers serving the 28214 ZIP code are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 28214 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 36% of the area. Charlotte’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 28214 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 28214 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Charlotte, $59.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Charlotte, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 28214 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Charlotte's providers, 482 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

36%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 28214 ZIP code, covering 36% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 28214 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Charlotte, $59.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Charlotte, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 28214 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 36% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Charlotte's providers, 482 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 28214 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 28214 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Charlotte, $59.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Charlotte, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 28214 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Charlotte's providers, 482 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 28214 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 28214 and the greater Charlotte area. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Charlotte at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Charlotte at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 28214 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 28214 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 28214 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in 28214. The next fastest internet provider in the 28214 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 36% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 28214 ZIP with service starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Charlotte, $59.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 28214 ZIP code, covering 36% of the city.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.