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Internet providers in Desoto Lakes, FL

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Desoto Lakes, FL internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic80%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Desoto Lakes internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Desoto Lakes is comparable to the rest of Florida - 97%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Desoto Lakes area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Desoto Lakes residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 87% of those living in Desoto Lakes.

There are four internet providers serving the Desoto Lakes area, and 79.79% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Desoto Lakes's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Desoto Lakes

The largest internet providers in Desoto Lakes are Frontier, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing fiber-optic, cable, and satellite options to Desoto Lakes.

Fiber-optic internet from Frontier is available to most Desoto Lakes residents, covering 80% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Desoto Lakes’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Desoto Lakes residents.

Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

80%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Desoto Lakes covering 80% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Frontier is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Desoto Lakes than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Desoto Lakes, $54.99.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Desoto Lakes covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Desoto Lakes residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Desoto Lakes, $54.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Desoto Lakes, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Desoto Lakes. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Desoto Lakes's providers, 62 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Desoto Lakes covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Desoto Lakes where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Desoto Lakes, $54.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Desoto Lakes, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Desoto Lakes. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Desoto Lakes's providers, 62 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Desoto Lakes with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Desoto Lakes. The next fastest internet provider in Desoto Lakes is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Desoto Lakes with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Desoto Lakes, $54.99.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Desoto Lakes, covering 80% of the city.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.