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Internet providers in 32548

Find internet providers serving the 32548 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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32548 internet providers

Provider
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable90%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL84%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic0.910%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable10%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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32548 internet service at a glance

At 90%, broadband coverage in the 32548 ZIP code 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 32548 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 90% of households. No fiber-optic or DSL providers are currently available in Fort Walton Beach, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 32548 area, and 80.90% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 32548, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Fort Walton Beach

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 66 Mbps 153 Mbps DSL
Cox 129 Mbps 9 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 32548

The largest internet providers serving the 32548 ZIP code are Cox, CenturyLink, and Mediacom bringing cable and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Cox is available to nearly all in the 32548 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 84% of the area. Fort Walton Beach’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 10% of residents in the 32548 ZIP code.

Cox cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in the 32548 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 32548 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 Fort Walton Beach, $46.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fort Walton Beach, $1.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 32548 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Walton Beach's providers, 327 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

84%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 32548 ZIP code, covering 84% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fort Walton Beach, $46.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fort Walton Beach, $1.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 32548 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Walton Beach's providers, 327 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

10%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 32548 ZIP code, covering 10% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 32548 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fort Walton Beach, $46.99.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fort Walton Beach, $1.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 32548 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Walton Beach's providers, 327 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 32548 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 32548 and the greater Fort Walton Beach area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fort Walton Beach at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fort Walton Beach at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 32548 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 32548 frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in the 32548 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in 32548. The next fastest internet provider in the 32548 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 10% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 32548 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fort Walton Beach, $46.99.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 32548 ZIP code, covering 0.910% of the city.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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.