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Internet providers in 28105

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28105 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL22%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic17%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL83%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsCable27%
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28105 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 28105 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 28105 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 58% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 39% of those living in the 28105 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 28105 area, and 99.92% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 28105, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Matthews

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 80 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable
Windstream 51 Mbps 31 Mbps DSL
AT&T 150 Mbps 135 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 28105

The largest internet providers serving the 28105 ZIP code are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many in the 28105 ZIP code, covering 22% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 17% of the area. Matthews’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 28105 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

22%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 28105 ZIP code, covering 22% 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 Matthews, $59.99.

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 Matthews, $0.40.

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 28105 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 22% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Matthews's providers, 682 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

17%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 28105 ZIP code, covering 17% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 28105 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Matthews, $59.99.

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 Matthews, $0.40.

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 1,000 Mbps in 28105 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 17% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Matthews's providers, 682 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

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 28105 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 28105 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 Matthews, $59.99.

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 Matthews, $0.40.

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 28105 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Matthews's providers, 682 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 28105 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 28105 and the greater Matthews area. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Matthews at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Matthews at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 28105 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 28105 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 28105 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 22% of households in 28105. The next fastest internet provider in the 28105 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 17% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 28105 ZIP with service starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Matthews, $59.99.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 28105 ZIP code, covering 18% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in 28105 and is available to 17% of households.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.