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Internet providers in 27526

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic16%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL92%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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27526 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 27526 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 27526 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable 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 16% of those living in the 27526 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 27526 area, and 98.48% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 27526, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 27526

The largest internet providers serving the 27526 ZIP code are Spectrum and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 27526 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 92% of the area. Fuquay Varina’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 16% of residents in the 27526 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 27526 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 27526 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Fuquay Varina, $50.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fuquay Varina, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 27526 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Fuquay Varina's providers, 359 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 27526 ZIP code, covering 92% 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 $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Fuquay Varina, $50.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fuquay Varina, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 27526 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fuquay Varina's providers, 359 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

16%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 27526 ZIP code, covering 16% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 27526 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Fuquay Varina, $50.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fuquay Varina, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 27526 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 16% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fuquay Varina's providers, 359 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 27526 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 27526 and the greater Fuquay Varina area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Fuquay Varina at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Fuquay Varina at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 27526 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 27526 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 27526 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 16% of households in 27526. The next fastest internet provider in the 27526 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 27526 ZIP with service starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Fuquay Varina, $50.00.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 27526 ZIP code, covering 16% 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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.