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Internet providers in Melbourne, FL

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Melbourne, FL internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic13%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 100 MbpsDSL86%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Florida High Speed Internet $155.00 50 - 100 MbpsWireless100%
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Melbourne internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Melbourne 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 Melbourne area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Melbourne residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 13% of those living in Melbourne.

There are five internet providers serving the Melbourne area, and 97.10% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Melbourne's five internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Melbourne

The largest internet providers in Melbourne are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Melbourne.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Melbourne residents, covering 86% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 13% of the area. Melbourne’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Melbourne residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Melbourne covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Melbourne 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Melbourne, $68.00.

AT&T 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 Melbourne, $1.11.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Melbourne. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Melbourne's providers, 307 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

13%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Melbourne covering 13% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Melbourne than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Melbourne, $68.00.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Melbourne, $1.11.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Melbourne. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Melbourne's providers, 307 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Melbourne covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Melbourne, $68.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Melbourne, $1.11.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Melbourne. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Melbourne's providers, 307 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Melbourne may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Melbourne cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Melbourne with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 13% of households in Melbourne. The next fastest internet provider in Melbourne is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Melbourne with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Melbourne, $68.00.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Melbourne, covering 13% of the city.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.