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Internet providers in 28590

Find internet providers serving the 28590 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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28590 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL97%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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28590 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 28590 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 28590 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 23% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.350% of those living in the 28590 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 28590 area, and 99.52% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 28590, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Winterville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 20 Mbps 11 Mbps DSL
Optimum 163 Mbps 25 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 28590

The largest internet providers serving the 28590 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Optimum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all in the 28590 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 100% of the area. Winterville’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 28590 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 28590 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Winterville, $56.25.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Winterville, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 28590 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Winterville's providers, 288 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in the 28590 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 28590 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Winterville, $56.25.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Winterville, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 28590 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Winterville's providers, 288 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 28590 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 28590 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 Winterville, $56.25.

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 Winterville, $0.65.

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 28590 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Winterville's providers, 288 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 28590 frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in the 28590 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 28590. The next fastest internet provider in the 28590 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in the 28590 ZIP with service starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Winterville, $56.25.

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Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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