The medium size city of Kernersville is economically diverse. There is a mix of blue- and white-collar workers. Many of the well-educated residents have careers in computers and math. They tend to be upper-middle class and work in office support roles. They rely on internet services to connect with family and friends as well as advance their careers.
Time Warner Spectrum is the sole cable internet provider in the area. They reach 100% of Kernersville homes. Residential customers preferring DSL can choose from CenturyLink or AT&T. CenturyLink reaches 91% of residents while AT&T reaches 8% of homes between Rte 158 and I-74. Fiber optics are not yet available to residents.
Commercial customers in the area have additional options. 3% of businesses can access copper wire through Megapath or fiber optics from Level 3 Communications.