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Internet providers in Longboat Key, FL

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic95%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL89%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Longboat Key internet service at a glance

At 99%, 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 cable, which covers 99% of Longboat Key residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 89% 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 $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 150 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Longboat Key

The largest internet providers in Longboat Key are Frontier and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable 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 DSL from Frontier, which covers 89% of the area. Longboat Key’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Longboat Key residents.

Frontier fiber-optic internet

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

30 Mbps

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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Longboat Key, $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 Longboat Key, $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 Longboat Key. These download speeds are available to 95% 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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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 Longboat Key covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Longboat Key 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 Longboat Key, $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 Longboat Key, $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 Longboat Key. These download speeds are available to 89% 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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Xfinity cable internet

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

150 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, $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 Longboat Key, $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 Longboat Key. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Longboat Key's providers, 62 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Longboat Key and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Longboat Key at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Longboat Key at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Longboat Key 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 Longboat Key with download speeds up to 150 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Longboat Key. The next fastest internet provider in Longboat Key is Frontier, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 95% of the area.

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

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

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

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