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Internet providers in Ruskin, FL

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Ruskin, FL internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL85%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic84%
Spectrum $49.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 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. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 85% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 84% 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 $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Ruskin

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 197 Mbps 92 Mbps DSL
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 and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Ruskin.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Ruskin residents, covering 85% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 84% of the area. Ruskin’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Ruskin residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

85%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Ruskin covering 85% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Ruskin 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Ruskin, $44.49.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ruskin, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Ruskin. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Ruskin's providers, 99 Mbps.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Ruskin, $44.49.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ruskin, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Ruskin. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Ruskin's providers, 99 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Ruskin, $44.49.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ruskin, $0.72.

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 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, 99 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Ruskin and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Ruskin at $49.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Ruskin at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Ruskin residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Ruskin with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Ruskin. The next fastest internet provider in Ruskin is Frontier, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 85% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Ruskin with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ruskin, $44.49.

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

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.