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Internet providers in 28786

Find internet providers serving the 28786 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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28786 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL82%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable97%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Skyrunner $45.00 5 - 25 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 98% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 24% of those living in the 28786 ZIP code.

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 $45 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Waynesville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 206 Mbps 175 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 127 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable

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*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Waynesville, $56.99.

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 Waynesville, $0.81.

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 28786 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waynesville's providers, 88 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

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 $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Waynesville, $56.99.

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 Waynesville, $0.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 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*
$64.99/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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Waynesville, $56.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waynesville, $0.81.

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

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 28786 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 82% of households in 28786. The next fastest internet provider in the 28786 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 97% of the area.

Skyrunner offers the cheapest internet in the 28786 ZIP with service starting at $45/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waynesville, $56.99.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.

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.