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Internet providers in 27705

Find internet providers serving the 27705 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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27705 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic47%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL0.290%
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL98%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL1.840%
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27705 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 27705 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 27705 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 62% of those living in the 27705 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 27705 area, and 98.88% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 27705, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Durham

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 28 Mbps 25 Mbps DSL
AT&T 235 Mbps 208 Mbps Fiber-optic
Spectrum 137 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 4 Mbps 0 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 27705

The largest internet providers serving the 27705 ZIP code are AT&T, Frontier, and Spectrum bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to the area.

Fiber-optic internet from AT&T is available to many in the 27705 ZIP code, covering 47% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Frontier, which covers 98% of the area. Durham’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 27705 ZIP code.

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

47%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in the 27705 ZIP code, covering 47% 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 27705 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 Durham, $57.49.

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 Durham, $0.79.

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 27705 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 47% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Durham's providers, 284 Mbps.

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Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 27705 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Durham, $57.49.

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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 27705 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 27705 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 Durham, $57.49.

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 Durham, $0.79.

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 27705 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Durham's providers, 284 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 27705 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 27705 and the greater Durham area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Durham at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Durham at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 27705 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 27705 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 27705 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 47% of households in 27705. The next fastest internet provider in the 27705 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 0.290% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 27705 ZIP with service starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Durham, $57.49.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 27705 ZIP code, covering 47% of the city.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.