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Internet providers in Lake Wales, FL

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Lake Wales, FL internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic11%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 12 MbpsDSL82%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable80%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable23%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Lake Wales internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Lake Wales is comparable to the rest of Florida - 97%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Lake Wales area will have access to cable, which covers 95% of Lake Wales residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 11% of those living in Lake Wales.

There are five internet providers serving the Lake Wales area, and 87.55% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lake Wales's five internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Lake Wales

The largest internet providers in Lake Wales are Frontier and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Lake Wales.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to most Lake Wales residents, covering 82% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 11% of the area. Lake Wales’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 80% of Lake Wales residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

82%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Lake Wales covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Lake Wales 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lake Wales, $42.59.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Wales, $1.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Lake Wales. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Lake Wales's providers, 106 Mbps.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to a limited number of households in Lake Wales covering 11% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Frontier is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Lake Wales than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lake Wales, $42.59.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Wales, $1.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Lake Wales. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Lake Wales's providers, 106 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

80%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Lake Wales covering 80% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lake Wales, $42.59.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Wales, $1.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Lake Wales. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Lake Wales's providers, 106 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Lake Wales, you’ll likely have options from DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Lake Wales, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Lake Wales and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lake Wales at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Lake Wales at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Lake Wales residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Lake Wales with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 23% of households in Lake Wales. The next fastest internet provider in Lake Wales is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 80% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Lake Wales with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lake Wales, $42.59.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Lake Wales, covering 11% of the city.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.