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Kinetic by Windstream Internet & Phone Review

Need reliable internet from a provider you can trust? Kinetic is one of the top internet providers that offers a variety of home services. Compare its plans and pricing to find which ones best suit you.


Popular Fiber Internet Plans

Kinetic Internet 500
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for first 12 mo. of service, with Autopay enrollment

Max Download
500 Mbps
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Kinetic Internet Gig
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for first 12 mo. of service

Max Download
1000 Mbps
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Windstream cannot guarantee speeds or uninterrupted, error-free service. Speed availability, capabilities, and provisioning vary depending on network and terrain conditions, Internet, website, network congestion, and customer geographical location. Windstream makes no representations related to download or upload speeds. Our free 24/7 tech support is available to assist with any connection questions and you can find a full list of terms at


Benefits of Kinetic Fiber Internet

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Best WiFi Coverage

Say goodbye to dead zones with a reliable WiFi connection that covers the entire home – even the garage.

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Unlimited Data

You can browse, game, and stream online without worrying about a monthly data allowance.

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No Commitments

Pay month-by-month without having to sign an annual contract or incur an ETF if you cancel service early.

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Equal Speeds

Enjoy equally fast download and upload speeds, so you can do more online without getting bogged down.


DSL Internet

Kinetic Internet 50
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for first 12 mo. of service

Max Download
50 Mbps
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Kinetic Internet 100-200
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for first 12 mo. of service

Max Download
200 Mbps
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Benefits of Kinetic DSL Internet

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Wide Availability

Most service areas offer DSL internet plans with speeds up to 100 Mbps to support basic browsing and streaming.

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Money-Back Guarantee

If you cancel new internet service within 30 days after starting your plan, all service charges and any modem equipment will be fully refunded.*

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Affordable Plans

DSL internet plans are relatively cheap compared to cable internet and fiber internet, starting under $20/mo. in select areas.

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Great Rural Option

Kinetic offers fast DSL internet in 18 states, making it an excellent rural internet option for those who live in more remote areas.

*Money Back Guarantee (applies to all Premium plans): If a customer cancels within 30 days after start of service, all service charges and any modem equipment and install charges, if applicable, will be refunded. Additional restrictions may apply.

Kinetic Overview

Kinetic by Windstream is available in 18 states, with the best coverage in Georgia, Iowa, and Texas.  While most service areas only have access to DSL internet, Kinetic is actively expanding its fiber network to include speeds up to 1000 Mbps to more homes.

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Our Thoughts On Kinetic

Kinetic by Windstream is a reliable provider that offers transparent pricing and a full home experience. If Kinetic fiber internet is available in your area, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better deal. Learn more on our Kinetic provider overview.

Kinetic FAQs

You have questions, we have answers.

Better known as Kinetic by Windstream, Kinetic is an internet service provider that offers internet, phone, and security services. Currently, Kinetic is available in 18 states across America.

Yes. Where available, Kinetic internet can be purchased as a standalone plan without home phone service.

Kinetic participates in the FCC’s Affordable Connectivity Program and the Lifeline Assistance Program, which offer discounts on internet and home phone services to qualified households. See if you are eligible.

While Kinetic by Windstream continues to grow, it currently provides residential services in 18 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Texas.

Kinetic by Windstream partners with DIRECTV to provide customers with TV and entertainment products.

Where available, Kinetic by Windstream offers high internet speeds ranging from 50 Mbps up to Fiber Gig speeds of 1000 Mbps. Speeds and pricing vary by location and internet connection type.

Dispatch Me is Kinetic’s Uber-like installation experience that notifies you via text when your professional technician is on the way to install service.

Yes. Kinetic fiber optic and DSL plans include unlimited data, so you never have to worry about going over your monthly data allowance.

No. Kinetic does not require an annual contract to get its services.

Not anymore. As of 2018, Kinetic switched partnerships from DISH to DIRECTV. For TV service, call to speak with a customer representative.