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Internet providers in 34238

Find internet providers serving the 34238 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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34238 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic93%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable9.480%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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34238 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 34238 ZIP code 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 34238 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. 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 94% of those living in the 34238 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 34238 area, and 94.35% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 34238, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Sarasota

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 169 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
Viasat 10 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite
Frontier 173 Mbps 104 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 34238

The largest internet providers serving the 34238 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing fiber-optic, cable, and satellite options to the area.

Fiber-optic internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 34238 ZIP code, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Sarasota’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 34238 ZIP code.

Frontier fiber-optic internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

93%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 34238 ZIP code, covering 93% 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 34238 ZIP code 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 Sarasota, $53.99.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 34238 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 34238 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 Sarasota, $53.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sarasota, $0.56.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 34238 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sarasota's providers, 122 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 the 34238 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 34238 ZIP 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Sarasota, $53.99.

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 Sarasota, $0.56.

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 34238 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Sarasota's providers, 122 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 34238 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 34238 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 34238. The next fastest internet provider in the 34238 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 9.480% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 34238 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Sarasota, $53.99.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 34238 ZIP code, covering 93% of the city.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.

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.