Internet providers in Punta Gorda, FL

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Punta Gorda internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in Punta Gorda 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 Punta Gorda area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Punta Gorda residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Punta Gorda, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Punta Gorda area, and 95.13% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Punta Gorda's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Punta Gorda

The largest internet providers in Punta Gorda are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Punta Gorda.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Punta Gorda residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 85% of the area. Punta Gorda’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Punta Gorda residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Punta Gorda covering 96% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Punta Gorda 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 Punta Gorda, $47.24.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Punta Gorda, $3.63.

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 Punta Gorda. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Punta Gorda's providers, 325 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

85%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Punta Gorda covering 85% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Punta Gorda 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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Punta Gorda, $47.24.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Punta Gorda, $3.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Punta Gorda. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Punta Gorda's providers, 325 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Punta Gorda covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Punta Gorda 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Punta Gorda, $47.24.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Punta Gorda, $3.63.

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 Punta Gorda. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Punta Gorda's providers, 325 Mbps.

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Punta Gorda, FL internet providers

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 150 Mbps Cable 96%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 0.604%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 Mbps DSL 85%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Punta Gorda with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.604% of households in Punta Gorda. The next fastest internet provider in Punta Gorda is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Punta Gorda with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Punta Gorda, $47.24.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Punta Gorda, covering 0.604% of the city.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.