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Internet providers in Longboat Key, FL

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Longboat Key, FL internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic95%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Longboat Key internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Longboat Key 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 Longboat Key area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 93% of Longboat Key residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 73% of those living in Longboat Key.

There are four internet providers serving the Longboat Key area, and 96.12% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Longboat Key's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Longboat Key

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 120 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
Frontier 322 Mbps 193 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Longboat Key

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

Fiber-optic internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Longboat Key residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Longboat Key’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Longboat Key residents.

Frontier fiber-optic internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Longboat Key covering 95% 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 Longboat Key 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 Longboat Key, $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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Longboat Key covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Longboat Key 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 Longboat Key, $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 Longboat Key, $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 Longboat Key. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Longboat Key'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 Longboat Key covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Longboat Key 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 Longboat Key, $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 Longboat Key, $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 Longboat Key. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Longboat Key's providers, 62 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Longboat Key with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Longboat Key. The next fastest internet provider in Longboat Key is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Longboat Key, covering 95% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.