In recent years, Windstream has been re-branded as Kinetic. They operate a fiber-backed network available across 18 states.
All of their high speed Internet plans come with no data cap and no contract, so Kinetic Internet customers always enjoy an unlimited Internet connection with no long-term commitment.
Connection Type: DSL/Fiber Internet
Download Speeds: Up To 1 Gbps
Kinetic by Windstream is mainly a rural ISP. Customers will most likely be able to get one of their fiber-backed DSL plans:
Back in 2016, Windstream began to offer 1-Gigabit Internet connections. Since that time, they have greatly expanded their fiber service area.
They have three 100% fiber-optic plans:
As of 2021, close to 30% of their customers can the gigabit speeds. In areas where 100% fiber is still not available, about 65% can gets premium speeds up to 100 Mbps and over 85% can get speeds of at least 25 Mbps.
All plans can be bundled with DIRECTV and Windstream phone service. Call the number below to find out what deals are available:
The states where Windstream provides Kinetic Internet are:
The fact is, Windstream is still primarily a DSL provider. However, their recent upgrades and expansions to their fiber-backed network are giving Internet customers in rural areas a serious improvement in speed.