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Internet Providers in Altamonte Springs, Florida
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Internet Access in Altamonte Springs, Florida
Currently, there are 5 Internet service providers (ISPs) in the Altamonte Springs area with residential service, and a total of 21 including smb, enterprise, and mobile providers such as GTT Communications and AT&T Fiber.
Spectrum offers the widest availability in Altamonte Springs. They are accessible for close to one hundred percent of Altamonte Springs addresses. Viasat Internet is the most common second choice in the area, serving close to one hundred percent of Altamonte Springs with predominantly Satellite broadband service. Viasat's strongest package for Altamonte Springs is 100 megabits per second.
When we're looking at network technology available around the city, we see that the most frequently available hardwired broadband tech varieties are DSL and Fiber (86.41 percent coverage) and Cable (close to one hundred percent coverage). TV providers are the main source for cable Internet, because they can utilize pre-existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect customers to Internet service. Altamonte Springs-area customers of cable providers like Spectrum generally pick it due to the reasonably low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to the alternatives, anyway.)
Since most houses are only wired for one phone (DSL) company and cable networks don't generally overlap, the majority of Altamonte Springs households have 2 wired broadband providers to choose from. 2.4% of Altamonte Springs residents — 1,000 people — are limited to one or fewer options for their Internet provider. Regardless of other networks on the market, DSL and cable Internet services almost always offer the most reasonable pricing and data use packages for home use.
The coverage data here comes from FCC data, requiring Internet providers in Altamonte Springs to submit coverage data biannually. By leveraging direct agreements with Internet providers nationally, we are able to further verify public datasets against privatized data including lit addresses submitted by telecoms directly. The speed averages displayed here are calculated from browser-based speed tests from Altamonte Springs addresses.  The rest of the statistics and data displayed on this page are based on NTIA and Census databases.
- There are 14 internet providers in Altamonte Springs with 5 of those offering residential service
- Altamonte Springs is the 70th most connected city in Florida ahead of Longwood, Winter Park, and Casselberry, but behind Lake Mary and Maitland.
- Explore internet access for communities within Altamonte Springs: Forest City
- The fastest zip code in Altamonte Springs for July 2021 is 32714. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
2.4% of consumers in Altamonte Springs1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Altamonte Springs, Florida
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||86.4%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||14.1%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Altamonte Springs
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Altamonte Springs Telecommuting and Tech
There are 1,607 workers based in Altamonte Springs operating primarily out of a home via telecommuting. Of the population of Altamonte Springs working from home, 79.59 percent take home less than $75,000 per year. If setting up a home network for working from home, be sure to verify the data caps. Many Broadband plans in Altamonte Springs have data caps, which can impact you negatively if you consume a lot of data for work purposes like video conferencing, etc. Business connections should be considered for customers who need more than a typical consumer-grade bundle.
Compare Altamonte Springs to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Altamonte Springs||181.9 Mbps||7||$0.24 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +352.5 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.41 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -33.1 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -21.3 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.25 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -12.4 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.24 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -19.8 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|