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Internet providers in 28079

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AT&T $30 100 - 10 MbpsDSL2.070%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL20%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 1,000 MbpsDSL92%
Windstream $27 10 - 100 MbpsCable25%
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28079 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 28079 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 28079 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 13% of those living in the 28079 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 28079 area, and 99.27% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 28079, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 28079

The largest internet providers serving the 28079 ZIP code are Frontier, Spectrum, and Windstream bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to many in the 28079 ZIP code, covering 20% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Indian Trail’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers DSL to around 92% of residents in the 28079 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

20%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 28079 ZIP code, covering 20% 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Indian Trail, $38.83.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Indian Trail, $1.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 28079 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 20% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Indian Trail's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 28079 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 28079 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Indian Trail, $38.83.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Indian Trail, $1.00.

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 28079 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Indian Trail's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in the 28079 ZIP code, covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Indian Trail, $38.83.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Indian Trail, $1.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 28079 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Indian Trail's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 28079 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 28079 and the greater Indian Trail area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Indian Trail at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Indian Trail at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 28079 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 28079 frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in the 28079 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in 28079. The next fastest internet provider in the 28079 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 28079 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Indian Trail, $38.83.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 28079 ZIP code, covering 13% of the city.

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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.