Internet providers in Lake Sarasota, FL

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Lake Sarasota, FL internet providers

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL89%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic89%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Lake Sarasota internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Lake Sarasota 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 Lake Sarasota area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Lake Sarasota residents. DSL 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 89% of those living in Lake Sarasota.

There are four internet providers serving the Lake Sarasota area, and 88.81% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lake Sarasota's four internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 150 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Lake Sarasota

The largest internet providers in Lake Sarasota are Frontier and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Lake Sarasota.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Lake Sarasota residents, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 89% of the area. Lake Sarasota’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Lake Sarasota residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Lake Sarasota covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Lake Sarasota 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lake Sarasota, $41.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Sarasota, $2.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Lake Sarasota. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Lake Sarasota's providers, 62 Mbps.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

89%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Lake Sarasota covering 89% 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 Lake Sarasota than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lake Sarasota, $41.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Sarasota, $2.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Lake Sarasota. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Lake Sarasota's providers, 62 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Lake Sarasota 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 Lake Sarasota, $41.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Sarasota, $2.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Lake Sarasota. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Lake Sarasota's providers, 62 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Lake Sarasota with download speeds up to 150 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Lake Sarasota. The next fastest internet provider in Lake Sarasota is Frontier, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 89% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Lake Sarasota with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lake Sarasota, $41.99.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Lake Sarasota, covering 89% of the city.

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The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.