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Internet providers in 27244

Find internet providers serving the 27244 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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27244 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL72%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic3.070%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable90%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL22%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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27244 internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in the 27244 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 27244 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 91% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 25% of those living in the 27244 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 27244 area, and 88.01% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 27244, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Elon

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 48 Mbps 39 Mbps DSL
CenturyLink 47 Mbps 8 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 115 Mbps 23 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 27244

The largest internet providers serving the 27244 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and CenturyLink bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 27244 ZIP code, covering 72% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 90% of the area. Elon’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 22% of residents in the 27244 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

72%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 27244 ZIP code, covering 72% 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 Elon, $57.99.

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 Elon, $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 20 Mbps in 27244 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 72% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Elon's providers, 284 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

90%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 27244 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 27244 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 Elon, $57.99.

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 Elon, $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 27244 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Elon's providers, 284 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

22%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 27244 ZIP code, covering 22% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Elon, $57.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elon, $0.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 27244 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 22% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Elon'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 27244 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 27244 and the greater Elon area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Elon at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Elon at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 27244 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 27244 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 27244 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 72% of households in 27244. The next fastest internet provider in the 27244 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 3.070% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 27244 ZIP with service starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Elon, $57.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 27244 ZIP code, covering 3.070% of the city.

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Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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