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Internet providers in 32609

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic5.788%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL74%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable89%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 100 MbpsDSL15%
Windstream $75 10 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic1.061%
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32609 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 32609 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 32609 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 93% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 15% of those living in the 32609 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 32609 area, and 82.03% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 32609, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 32609

The largest internet providers serving the 32609 ZIP code are AT&T, Cox, and Windstream bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 32609 ZIP code, covering 74% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cox, which covers 89% of the area. Gainesville’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers DSL to around 15% of residents in the 32609 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

74%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 32609 ZIP code, covering 74% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T 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 AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Gainesville, $37.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gainesville, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 32609 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Gainesville's providers, 322 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

89%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in the 32609 ZIP code, covering 89% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 32609 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Gainesville, $37.99.

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 Gainesville, $0.72.

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 32609 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Gainesville's providers, 322 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

15%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 32609 ZIP code, covering 15% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Gainesville, $37.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gainesville, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in 32609 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Gainesville's providers, 322 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 32609 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 32609 and the greater Gainesville area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Gainesville at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Gainesville at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 32609 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 32609 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 32609 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.788% of households in 32609. The next fastest internet provider in the 32609 ZIP code is Gainesville Regional Utilities, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 9.894% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 32609 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Gainesville, $37.99.

Gainesville Regional Utilities is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 32609 ZIP code, covering 9.894% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in 32609 and is available to 5.788% of households.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.