Lehigh Acres is a fast-growing area. New residents are drawn to the healthy economy and availability of jobs. Many of these new residents are middle class and frequently born in another country. They_re willing to tolerate long commutes for the lifestyle Lehigh Acres offers. Residents depend on their internet connection to keep them in touch with family both during the work day and those left in their countries of origin.
Just 94% of Lehigh Acres residents have access to high speed internet. The majority of those, 94%, are served by CenturyLink_s DSL internet. Xfinity provides cable internet services west of Naples Ave and Wheeler Rd.
Fiber optics from FiberNet LLC are working their way over from Buckingham and currently reach 7% of Lehigh Acres residents and businesses.