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Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic88%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL87%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable69%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable84%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsFiber-optic6.161%
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34243 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 34243 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 34243 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 87% of those living in the 34243 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 34243 area, and 93.36% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 34243, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 34243

The largest internet providers serving the 34243 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 34243 ZIP code, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Frontier, which covers 87% of the area. Sarasota’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 69% of residents in the 34243 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

88%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 34243 ZIP code, covering 88% 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 34243 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, $42.59.

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 Sarasota, $1.15.

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 34243 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Sarasota's providers, 169 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

87%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 34243 ZIP code, covering 87% 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, $42.59.

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 Sarasota, $1.15.

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 34243 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Sarasota's providers, 169 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

69%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in the 34243 ZIP code, covering 69% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 34243 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, $42.59.

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, $1.15.

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 34243 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 69% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Sarasota's providers, 169 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 34243 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 34243 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 34243 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 34243 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 34243 ZIP code with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 84% of households in 34243. The next fastest internet provider in the 34243 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 6.161% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 34243 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Sarasota, $42.59.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 34243 ZIP code, covering 88% of the city. Spectrum also offers fiber internet in 34243 and is available to 6.161% of households.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.