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Internet providers in St. Petersburg, FL

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St. Petersburg, FL internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic36%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Fiber-optic0.389%
WOW! $29.99 200 - 1,200 MbpsCable83%
WOW! $29.99 200 - 1,200 MbpsFiber-optic82%
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St. Petersburg internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in St. Petersburg 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 St. Petersburg area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of St. Petersburg residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 33% of those living in St. Petersburg.

There are five internet providers serving the St. Petersburg area, and 98.10% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among St. Petersburg's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,200 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in St. Petersburg

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 136 Mbps 83 Mbps Fiber-optic
WOW! 113 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
Spectrum 68 Mbps 24 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in St. Petersburg

The largest internet providers in St. Petersburg are Frontier, Spectrum, and WOW! bringing fiber-optic and cable options to St. Petersburg.

Fiber-optic internet from Frontier is available to many St. Petersburg residents, covering 36% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. St. Petersburg’s third most-available internet provider, WOW!, offers cable to around 83% of St. Petersburg residents.

Frontier fiber-optic internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

36%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to some, but not many households in St. Petersburg covering 36% 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 St. Petersburg than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in St. Petersburg, $53.99.

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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 St. Petersburg covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in St. Petersburg, $53.99.

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 St. Petersburg, $0.21.

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 St. Petersburg. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all St. Petersburg's providers, 459 Mbps.

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WOW! cable internet

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

1,200 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

83%

Cable from WOW! offers broadband to nearly all households in St. Petersburg covering 83% of the area.

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

Internet prices for WOW! start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in St. Petersburg, $53.99.

WOW! customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.15 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in St. Petersburg, $0.21.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, WOW! offers download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in St. Petersburg. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all St. Petersburg's providers, 459 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in St. Petersburg and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in St. Petersburg at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in St. Petersburg at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many St. Petersburg residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

WOW! is the fastest internet provider in St. Petersburg with download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 83% of households in St. Petersburg. The next fastest internet provider in St. Petersburg is WOW!, offering download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps to 82% of the area.

WOW! offers the cheapest internet in St. Petersburg with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in St. Petersburg, $53.99.

WOW! is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in St. Petersburg, covering 82% of the city. Frontier also offers fiber internet in St. Petersburg and is available to 36% 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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.