Internet Providers in Waxhaw, NC

Residential Internet Statistics for Waxhaw, NC
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $39.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Waxhaw, North Carolina:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    98.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.1% Available
  • 2. Windstream
    98.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    98.7% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    32.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    32.5% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    32.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    32.5% Available
  • 7. 7. Frontier
    3.5% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    3.5% Available
  • 8. 8. Comporium
    5.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    5.5% Available
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Internet Access in Waxhaw, North Carolina

Waxhaw features only two major Internet service choices to understand — coaxial cable (98.10% coverage) and DSL (99.17% coverage). Cable Internet is provided via TV providers via their pre-existing coaxial television wires mounted on utility poles or buried in the street. DSL is sent over landline phone wires. [1] The vast majority of Waxhaw neighborhoods and addresses can access coaxial cable and DSL service from two or more providers.

Windstream is also a commonly available Internet choice for Waxhaw. They offer DSL and Fiber service with coverage in 98 percent of Waxhaw.

The average Waxhaw address has 2-3 companies to choose from. Averaged out across all census blocks, there are precisely 2.41 options for each location.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Waxhaw's primary wired broadband choices.

Internet coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on government data from the FCC and private datasets collected from telecoms, or through private sources. Statistics about speed averages comes from M-Labs, which is a speed test tool shown within our site as well as Google search results. Our in-house market researchers have manually sourced package pricing and plan details on 344 broadband deals in the Waxhaw market to date.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Waxhaw, North Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Windstream 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 98.7%
Comporium Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 5.5%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 98.1%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 32.5%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 32.5%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 3.5%
800 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Waxhaw is the 246th most connected city in North Carolina ahead of Monroe and Indian Trail, but behind Fort Mill, Pineville, and Catawba.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 500 people in Union County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 40% of people living in Waxhaw have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 98% of Waxhaw residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Union County, approximately 2,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Waxhaw to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Waxhaw 195.8 Mbps 10 $1.03 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +385.9 Mbps ) 22 ( +12 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -23 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +3.9 Mbps ) 20 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +6.4 Mbps ) 27 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +0.7 Mbps ) 11 ( +1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )