TV and internet providers in Tampa, FL

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Find your Tampa TV and internet providers

In Tampa, Florida, get high-speed internet, TV and home phone service from national providers like DIRECTV, Spectrum and Verizon. Looking to get the best deals for your Tampa home? Call our Allconnect® experts today to see the most up-to-date pricing and offers near you.

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What types of internet are available in Tampa?

The largest cable company in Tampa is Spectrum, serving about 95% of the area.  Average plans provide speeds up to 100 Mbps and include access to mobile hotspots and a free router and modem with installation.

  • Availability – You’ll likely be able to get cable internet service from cable TV providers in Tampa.
  • Speeds – Enjoy enough speed to browse, stream and game as much as you want.
  • Lag – Internet speeds may be reduced during high-traffic hours since you’ll be sharing bandwidth with users that share your cable company in Florida.

Verizon is a primary DSL internet provider to a limited portion of Tampa residents. With speeds that average around 15 Mbps, DSL is a great option for basic browsing and streaming.

  • Availability – DSL is often available in densely populated areas.
  • Pricing – Providers use existing phone lines in your home to set up your DSL connection. This keeps costs lower than connection types that require additional equipment.
  • Speeds – DSL offers slower speeds than other internet connections available in Tampa.

You can experience the fastest speeds the internet has to offer Verizon Fios and Frontier FiOS. Speeds start at 100 Mbps and go up to 1,000 Mbps, or 1 Gbps, depending on your location.

  • Speeds – Fiber internet currently offers the fastest speeds of any other connection type
  • Availability – It is often expensive to establish a fiber network, so fiber internet is only available to a limited amount of consumers nationwide.

What internet providers are in Tampa?

Consider internet connection type, data caps and contracts that may be mandatory with service when selecting your internet in Tampa. Pick your speed based on your typical internet activities like streaming and gaming, as well as how many devices you have connected.  Compare some of the major Tampa internet providers and see what’s right for your needs.

  Frontier Logo Spectrum Logo Verizon Logo Verizon Fios Logo
Internet type Fiber Cable DSL Fiber
Tampa coverage 97% 94% 39.2% 88.4%
Average internet speeds 100 Mbps 100 Mbps 15 Mbps 150 Mbps
Data caps None None None None
Contract None None None None
Equipment included Router Modem None None
Wi-Fi hotspots in Tampa? No Yes Yes Yes

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What TV providers are in Tampa?

In populous areas of Tampa, your major cable TV providers will be XFINITY and Spectrum, which also offer their own internet and home phone services. Or you could get 100% digital HD picture and sound, 150,000+ On Demand titles and more with fiber optic TV from Frontier. In a rural area? Try satellite TV service from DISH or DIRECTV — both serve the entire Tampa area.

  DIRECTV Logo DISH Logo Frontier Logo Spectrum Logo XFINITY Logo
Internet type Satellite Satellite Fios Cable Cable
Package options 155-330+ channels 190-290+ channels 155-375+ channels 125-200+ channels 10-260+ channels
Local channels Included Included Included Included Included
On Demand programming Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Unique advantage NFL SUNDAY TICKET, 4K channels, premium channels for first 3 mos. Premium channels for first 3 mos. and free HD for life FiOS TV by Frontier app and free router with select bundles Free HD and DVR Premium channels for the first year and free HD
Bundle with AT&T internet and phone Cable internet Frontier internet and phone Spectrum internet and voice XFINITY internet and phone

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Choose your energy provider in Tampa

The electricity market in Florida is regulated, so your electricity provider will be assigned to you based on your address. Florida’s natural gas market is unregulated, so residents can choose a provider based on competitive rates. The Tampa area gets electricity from Progress Energy, formerly known as the Florida Power Corporation. Peoples Gas System, a division of TECO Energy, is the state’s leading natural gas provider. For more information on energy services for your Tampa home, call now.

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Moving to Tampa, FL?

Make your move to Tampa stress-free with help from the TV and internet experts at Allconnect. We’ll find and compare pricing and deals from major providers in your area, so you’ll be able to setup your TV, internet and phone service all at once. We’ve also listed some additional resources below to help you become more acquainted with everything Tampa has to offer:

Last updated on 04/03/18.

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Call Allconnect now to learn more about major providers in your area and to set up your Tampa home services quickly and easily. We’ll find and compare deals to help you select plans and services that are right for you.