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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic5.578%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL14%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL79%
North-State Telephone Co. (NC) - -DSL8.823%
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27284 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 27284 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 27284 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 13% of those living in the 27284 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 27284 area, and 97.85% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 27284, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 27284

The largest internet providers serving the 27284 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and CenturyLink bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many in the 27284 ZIP code, covering 14% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Kernersville’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 79% of residents in the 27284 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

14%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 27284 ZIP code, covering 14% 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 Kernersville, $46.00.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Kernersville, $0.74.

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 27284 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Kernersville's providers, 302 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 27284 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 27284 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Kernersville, $46.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Kernersville, $0.74.

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 27284 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Kernersville's providers, 302 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

79%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 27284 ZIP code, covering 79% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Kernersville, $46.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Kernersville, $0.74.

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 27284 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Kernersville's providers, 302 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 27284 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 27284 and the greater Kernersville area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Kernersville at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Kernersville at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 27284 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 27284 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 27284 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.578% of households in 27284. The next fastest internet provider in the 27284 ZIP code is North-State Telephone Co. (NC), offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 8.533% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 27284 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Kernersville, $46.00.

North-State Telephone Co. (NC) is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 27284 ZIP code, covering 8.533% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in 27284 and is available to 5.578% of households.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.