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Internet providers in 28655

Find internet providers serving the 28655 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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28655 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.393%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL90%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable84%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL1.580%
CoMPAS $49.95 -Cable38%
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28655 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 28655 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 28655 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 97% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.430% of those living in the 28655 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 28655 area, and 94.16% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 28655, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 28655

The largest internet providers serving the 28655 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and CoMPAS bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 28655 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 84% of the area. Morganton’s third most-available internet provider, CoMPAS, offers cable to around 38% of residents in the 28655 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

90%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 28655 ZIP code, covering 90% 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 Morganton, $45.70.

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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Morganton, $0.97.

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 28655 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Morganton's providers, 256 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

84%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 28655 ZIP code, covering 84% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 28655 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 Morganton, $45.70.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Morganton, $0.97.

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 28655 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Morganton's providers, 256 Mbps.

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CoMPAS cable internet

Provider

CoMPAS

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

38%

Cable from CoMPAS offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 28655 ZIP code, covering 38% of the area.

CoMPAS’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 28655 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for CoMPAS start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Morganton, $45.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CoMPAS offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 28655 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 38% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Morganton's providers, 256 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 28655 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 28655 and the greater Morganton area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Morganton at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Morganton at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 28655 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Morganton may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Morganton DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 28655 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 28655 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.393% of households in 28655. The next fastest internet provider in the 28655 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 84% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 28655 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Morganton, $45.70.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 28655 ZIP code, covering 2.393% of the city. CoMPAS also offers fiber internet in 28655 and is available to 0.034% of households.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.