Lakewood is a military town where the civilians are both blue- and white-collar. It's upper-middle income residents are ethnically diverse with more than 17% of them coming from either Hispanic or Latino decent. In addition, more than 16% of Lakewood's residents were born outside the United States. They depend on their internet services to keep in touch with loved ones overseas whether due to deployment or if they're family and friends from their country of origin.
CenturyLink is the sole DSL supplier in the area and reaches 97% Lakewood residents. Xfinity offers cable internet to 96% of homes. Click! Network provides an alternative cable internet to 46% of residents along I-5.
Businesses have many more connections options including fiber optics and copper wire. Suppliers of these services include Integra Telecom, LS Networks and Megapath.