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Internet providers in Ruskin, FL

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Ruskin, FL internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic84%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Ruskin internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Ruskin 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 Ruskin area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Ruskin residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 87% of those living in Ruskin.

There are four internet providers serving the Ruskin area, and 89.85% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ruskin's four internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Ruskin

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 197 Mbps 92 Mbps Fiber-optic
Viasat 7 Mbps 0 Mbps Satellite
Spectrum 128 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Ruskin

The largest internet providers in Ruskin are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing fiber-optic, cable, and satellite options to Ruskin.

Fiber-optic internet from Frontier is available to most Ruskin residents, covering 84% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Ruskin’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Ruskin residents.

Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

84%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Ruskin covering 84% 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 Ruskin than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Ruskin, $59.99.

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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

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Ruskin 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 Ruskin, $59.99.

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 Ruskin, $0.54.

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 Ruskin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ruskin's providers, 112 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ruskin 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ruskin, $59.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ruskin, $0.54.

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 Ruskin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Ruskin's providers, 112 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Ruskin with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Ruskin. The next fastest internet provider in Ruskin is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Ruskin with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Ruskin, $59.99.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Ruskin, covering 84% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.