Internet providers in Lexington, NC

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At 100%, broadband coverage in Lexington 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 Lexington area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Lexington residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Lexington, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Lexington area, and 94.63% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lexington's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Lexington

The largest internet providers in Lexington are Spectrum and Windstream bringing cable and DSL options to Lexington.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Lexington residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Windstream, which covers 92% of the area. Lexington’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers cable to around 82% of Lexington residents.

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 Lexington covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Lexington 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 Lexington, $47.49.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lexington, $1.98.

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 Lexington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lexington's providers, 134 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in Lexington covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines in Lexington 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 Windstream start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lexington, $47.49.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lexington, $1.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in Lexington. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Lexington's providers, 134 Mbps.

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Windstream cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

82%

Cable from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in Lexington covering 82% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Windstream start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lexington, $47.49.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lexington, $1.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in Lexington. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Lexington's providers, 134 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Lexington, NC internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 100 MbpsDSL92%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 100 MbpsCable82%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Lexington with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Lexington. The next fastest internet provider in Lexington is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 92% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Lexington with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lexington, $47.49.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.