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Internet providers in Ocala, FL

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Ocala, FL internet providers

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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable7.328%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable11%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable93%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic3.285%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL91%
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Ocala internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Ocala 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 Ocala area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Ocala residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 61% of those living in Ocala.

There are eight internet providers serving the Ocala area, and 94.65% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ocala's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Ocala

The largest internet providers in Ocala are Spectrum, Cox, and CenturyLink bringing cable and DSL options to Ocala.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to many Ocala residents, covering 11% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cox, which covers 93% of the area. Ocala’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 91% of Ocala residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to a limited number of households in Ocala covering 11% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ocala, $43.33.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ocala, $1.81.

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 Ocala. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ocala's providers, 315 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

93%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in Ocala covering 93% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Ocala, $43.33.

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 Ocala, $1.81.

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 Ocala. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ocala's providers, 315 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

60 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Ocala covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Ocala 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ocala, $43.33.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ocala, $1.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 60 Mbps in Ocala. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ocala's providers, 315 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Ocala with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 3.285% of households in Ocala. The next fastest internet provider in Ocala is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 11% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Ocala with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ocala, $43.33.

City of Ocala is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Ocala, covering 61% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in Ocala and is available to 3.285% of households.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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.