Internet providers in Apex, NC

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Apex internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Apex is comparable to the rest of North Carolina - 99%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Apex area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Apex residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 59% of those living in Apex.

There are five internet providers serving the Apex area, and 99.29% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Apex's five internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Apex

The largest internet providers in Apex are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Apex.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Apex residents, covering 81% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 59% of the area. Apex’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Apex residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

81%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Apex covering 81% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Apex 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 AT&T start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Apex, $52.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Apex, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Apex. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Apex's providers, 353 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

59%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in Apex covering 59% of the area.

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

Internet prices for AT&T start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Apex, $52.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Apex, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Apex. These download speeds are available to 59% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Apex's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Apex covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Apex, $52.49.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Apex, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Apex. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Apex's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Apex, NC internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic59%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 MbpsDSL81%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - -DSL1.541%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Apex with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 59% of households in Apex. The next fastest internet provider in Apex is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Apex with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Apex, $52.49.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Apex, covering 59% of the city.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.