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Internet providers in Destin, FL

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Destin, FL internet providers

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Provider
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.666%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 80 MbpsDSL96%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 200 MbpsCable67%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Destin internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Destin 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 Destin area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Destin residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.670% of those living in Destin.

There are six internet providers serving the Destin area, and 97.54% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Destin's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Destin

The largest internet providers in Destin are Cox, CenturyLink, and Mediacom bringing cable and DSL options to Destin.

Cable internet from Cox is available to nearly all Destin residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 96% of the area. Destin’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 67% of Destin residents.

Cox cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in Destin covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Destin, $42.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Destin, $1.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Destin. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Destin's providers, 323 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Destin covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Destin to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Destin, $42.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Destin, $1.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Destin. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Destin's providers, 323 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

67%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to most households in Destin covering 67% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Destin, $42.99.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Destin, $1.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Destin. These download speeds are available to 67% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Destin's providers, 323 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Destin, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Destin, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Destin and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Destin at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Destin at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Destin residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Destin with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.666% of households in Destin. The next fastest internet provider in Destin is Cox, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in Destin with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Destin, $42.99.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Destin, covering 2.666% of the city.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.