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Internet providers in 28043

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28043 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL81%
northland communications corp $25.00 25 - 100 MbpsCable85%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
Skyrunner $45.00 5 - 13 MbpsWireless14%
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28043 internet service at a glance

At 95%, broadband coverage in the 28043 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 28043 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 85% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 82% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Forest City, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 28043 area, and 72.49% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 28043, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 28043

The largest internet providers serving the 28043 ZIP code are AT&T, northland communications corp, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 28043 ZIP code, covering 81% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from northland communications corp, which covers 85% of the area. Forest City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 28043 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

81%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 28043 ZIP code, covering 81% 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Forest City, $42.00.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forest City, $2.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 28043 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Forest City's providers, 45 Mbps.

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northland communications corp cable internet

Provider

northland communications corp

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

85%

Cable from northland communications corp offers broadband to nearly all households in the 28043 ZIP code, covering 85% of the area.

northland communications corp’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 28043 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for northland communications corp start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Forest City, $42.00.

northland communications corp customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forest City, $2.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, northland communications corp offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 28043 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Forest City's providers, 45 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 28043 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 28043 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Forest City, $42.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forest City, $2.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 28043 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Forest City's providers, 45 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 28043 frequently asked questions

northland communications corp is the fastest internet provider in the 28043 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 85% of households in 28043. The next fastest internet provider in the 28043 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 81% of the area.

northland communications corp offers the cheapest internet in the 28043 ZIP with service starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Forest City, $42.00.

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