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Internet providers in 27617

Find internet providers serving the 27617 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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27617 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic87%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL68%
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL30%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Google Fiber $70.00 1,000 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic11%
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27617 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 27617 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 27617 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 90% of those living in the 27617 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 27617 area, and 29.63% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 27617, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Raleigh

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 93 Mbps 43 Mbps Cable
AT&T 240 Mbps 151 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 27617

The largest internet providers serving the 27617 ZIP code are AT&T and Frontier bringing fiber-optic and DSL options to the area.

Fiber-optic internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 27617 ZIP code, covering 87% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from AT&T, which covers 68% of the area. Raleigh’s third most-available internet provider, Frontier, offers DSL to around 30% of residents in the 27617 ZIP code.

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

87%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 27617 ZIP code, covering 87% 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 27617 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Raleigh, $60.83.

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 Raleigh, $0.22.

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 27617 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Raleigh's providers, 482 Mbps.

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AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

68%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 27617 ZIP code, covering 68% 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Raleigh, $60.83.

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 Raleigh, $0.22.

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 27617 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Raleigh's providers, 482 Mbps.

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Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

30%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 27617 ZIP code, covering 30% 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 $54.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Raleigh, $60.83.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 27617 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 27617 and the greater Raleigh area. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Raleigh at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Raleigh at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 27617 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 27617 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 27617 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 87% of households in 27617. The next fastest internet provider in the 27617 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 68% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 27617 ZIP with service starting at $49.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Raleigh, $60.83.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 27617 ZIP code, covering 87% of the city. Google Fiber also offers fiber internet in 27617 and is available to 11% of households.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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%.

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.