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Internet providers in Ocala, FL

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Ocala, FL internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable7.328%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable11%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable93%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL91%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic3.285%
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Ocala internet service at a glance

At 100%, 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 100% of Ocala residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 65% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 22% 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 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Ocala

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 13 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Cox 135 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 18 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 95 Mbps 82 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 118 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable

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*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

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 $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Ocala, $56.28.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ocala, $0.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Ocala. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ocala's providers, 284 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

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

1,000 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, $56.28.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ocala, $0.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Ocala. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ocala's providers, 284 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 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 $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Ocala, $56.28.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ocala, $0.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 60 Mbps in Ocala. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ocala's providers, 284 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 higher than average in Ocala at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ocala at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Ocala with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 7.328% of households in Ocala. The next fastest internet provider in Ocala is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 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, $56.28.

Ocala Telecom 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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.

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.