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Internet providers in 34242

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic96%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL86%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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34242 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 34242 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 34242 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 86% of those living in the 34242 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 34242 area, and 96.32% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 34242, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 150 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 34242

The largest internet providers serving the 34242 ZIP code are Frontier and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to the area.

Fiber-optic internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 34242 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Frontier, which covers 86% of the area. Sarasota’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of residents in the 34242 ZIP code.

Frontier fiber-optic internet

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

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 34242 ZIP code, covering 96% 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 34242 ZIP code 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 Sarasota, $41.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sarasota, $2.62.

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 34242 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Sarasota's providers, 62 Mbps.

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Frontier DSL internet

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

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 34242 ZIP code, covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines 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 Sarasota, $41.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sarasota, $2.62.

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 34242 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Sarasota's providers, 62 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 34242 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 34242 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, $41.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sarasota, $2.62.

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 34242 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Sarasota's providers, 62 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 34242 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 34242 and the greater Sarasota area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Sarasota at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Sarasota at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 34242 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 34242 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 34242 ZIP code with download speeds up to 150 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 34242. The next fastest internet provider in the 34242 ZIP code is Frontier, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 34242 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Sarasota, $41.99.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 34242 ZIP code, covering 96% of the city.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.