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Internet providers in South Sarasota, FL

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South Sarasota, FL internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic92%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable95%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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South Sarasota internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in South Sarasota 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 South Sarasota area will have access to DSL, which covers 95% of South Sarasota residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 79% of those living in South Sarasota.

There are four internet providers serving the South Sarasota area, and 89.46% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South Sarasota's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in South Sarasota

The largest internet providers in South Sarasota are Frontier, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing fiber-optic, cable, and satellite options to South Sarasota.

Fiber-optic internet from Frontier is available to nearly all South Sarasota residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 95% of the area. South Sarasota’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of South Sarasota residents.

Frontier fiber-optic internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

92%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in South Sarasota covering 92% 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 South Sarasota 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 South Sarasota, $54.99.

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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

95%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in South Sarasota covering 95% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but South Sarasota 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 South Sarasota, $54.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Sarasota, $1.90.

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 South Sarasota. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Sarasota's providers, 62 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 South Sarasota covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of South Sarasota 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in South Sarasota, $54.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Sarasota, $1.90.

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 South Sarasota. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all South Sarasota's providers, 62 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in South Sarasota with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in South Sarasota. The next fastest internet provider in South Sarasota is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in South Sarasota with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in South Sarasota, $54.99.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in South Sarasota, covering 92% of the city.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.