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Internet providers in 27106

Find internet providers serving the 27106 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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27106 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL50%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic24%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL63%
Windstream $75.00 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic5.850%
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27106 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 27106 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 27106 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 49% of those living in the 27106 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 27106 area, and 99.53% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 27106, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Winston Salem

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 231 Mbps 208 Mbps DSL
AT&T 122 Mbps 102 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 153 Mbps 65 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 27106

The largest internet providers serving the 27106 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 most in the 27106 ZIP code, covering 50% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 24% of the area. Winston Salem’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 27106 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

50%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in the 27106 ZIP code, covering 50% 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 Winston Salem, $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 Winston Salem, $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 27106 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 50% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Winston Salem's providers, 322 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

24%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 27106 ZIP code, covering 24% 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 27106 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 Winston Salem, $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 Winston Salem, $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 27106 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 24% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Winston Salem's providers, 322 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 27106 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 27106 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 Winston Salem, $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 Winston Salem, $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 27106 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Winston Salem's providers, 322 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 27106 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 27106 and the greater Winston Salem area. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Winston Salem at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Winston Salem at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 27106 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 27106 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 27106 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 50% of households in 27106. The next fastest internet provider in the 27106 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 24% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 27106 ZIP with service starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Winston Salem, $59.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 27106 ZIP code, covering 24% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in 27106 and is available to 5.850% of households.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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%.