Internet providers in 28786

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28786 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL82%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable97%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
Skyrunner $45.00 5 - 27 MbpsWireless28%
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28786 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 28786 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 28786 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 97% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Waynesville, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the 28786 area, and 86.71% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 28786, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 28786

The largest internet providers serving the 28786 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 28786 ZIP code, covering 82% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 97% of the area. Waynesville’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 28786 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

82%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 28786 ZIP code, covering 82% 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 Waynesville, $46.00.

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 Waynesville, $0.92.

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 28786 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Waynesville's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 28786 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 28786 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 Waynesville, $46.00.

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 Waynesville, $0.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 28786 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waynesville's providers, 88 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 28786 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 28786 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Waynesville, $46.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waynesville, $0.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 28786 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Waynesville's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 28786 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 28786 ZIP code with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in 28786. The next fastest internet provider in the 28786 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 82% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 28786 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waynesville, $46.00.

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.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.