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Internet Providers in Apache Junction, Arizona
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Internet Access in Apache Junction, Arizona
Apache Junction features only two major broadband network types to understand: coaxial cable (79.61% availability) and DSL (80.60% coverage). Coaxial cable broadband service is usually delivered via TV providers via pre-existing copper coaxial TV wires strung up on telephone poles. DSL is sent over phone wires. Most Apache Junction street addresses can access both cable service or DSL from two alternating Internet companies.
Broadband competition for residents of the Apache Junction area is relatively high, with the average household having 4-5 providers available in their area. Access isn't distributed equally. A surprising 21.13 percent of households in the area are limited to one option for wired broadband service.
We should note here that since FCC data is currently only tallied up biannually and only released six or more months after, availability shown below might not include the most recent network upgrades or regional changes. Our process incorporates availability data directly from many Internet providers to help fix this problem.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Apache Junction's primary wired Internet options.
Besides the Internet options listed above, CenturyLink provides a third option for coverage in 80 percent of Apache Junction. Fixed wireless companies like Phoenix Internet and satellite Internet providers such as are worth looking at. However, the main wired options are usually a stronger deal when it comes to speed and pricing.
- There are 13 internet providers in Apache Junction with 8 of those offering residential service
- Apache Junction is the 24th most connected city in Arizona ahead of Gold Canyon, but behind San Tan Valley, Gilbert, Mesa, and Queen Creek.
- The fastest zip code in Apache Junction for July 2021 is 85120. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
21.1% of consumers in Apache Junction10,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Apache Junction, Arizona
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Cox Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||2.3%|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||78.0%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||80.6%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps and Cord Cutting Around Apache Junction
Data collected by our research team shows that popular providers in Apache Junction use data caps for their residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue lately because customers view them as a strategy to discourage streaming services. Providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming video, which can use one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Apache Junction to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Apache Junction||50.6 Mbps||9||$0.32 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +483.8 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +98.2 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +110 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +118.9 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +111.5 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Apache Junction
Mediacom internet service is so unreliable that I have to unplug and restart my modem every day. I pay for 100Mbps speeds but average about 7.5. And if the modem has been plugged in more then 8hrs. I have to turn it off and back on to get it to work again.