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Internet Providers in Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Internet Access in Winston Salem, North Carolina
The average download speed in Winston Salem is 156.08 Mbps. This is 32.1% faster than the average in North Carolina and 34.1% faster than the national average.
- There are 19 internet providers in Winston Salem with 8 of those offering residential service
- Winston Salem is the 57th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Kernersville, Walkertown, Lewisville, Rural Hall, and Pfafftown.
- 40% of residents in Forsyth County have access to fixed wireless internet service.
- The average internet download speed in North Carolina is 118.12 mbps.
- Residential fiber service is available to 59% of people living in Winston Salem.
- 94.0% of North Carolinians have access to 100mbps or faster broadband.
- There are 14 companies offering business internet services in Winston Salem.
- North Carolina is the 16th most connected state in the U.S.
- The fastest zip code in Winston Salem for July 2021 is 27127. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
3.0% of consumers in Winston Salem7,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Winston Salem, North Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||91.0%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||96.4%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||3.8%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Winston Salem
Not that great lately.
I've had Spectrum for a good amount of years and I've not had too many problems until the last year or so. My wifi signal is terrible, my on-demand service hardly ever works and my internet goes out at least every week. I have one cable box and one router.
Thanks to Carinne at the Winston-Salem Hanes Mall Spectrum store for taking the time to help with a voicemail issue (which required her to call Apple and get their assistance to fix the problem). It was all done with patience and professionalism. Some of the others in the store (based on my previous visits there) could learn from her. Thanks Carinne!
Good value and priced just right
I use the internet along with my Roku TV and 2 smartphones. My service is great and streaming is very good.