Internet Providers in Archer, FL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Archer, FL
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $55

Internet Access in Archer, Florida

DSL service is the only wired network choice that has widespread coverage within Archer. As of the latest data pull, it's available to 87.92 percent of residents. DSL service is delivered over landline telephone wires you see on telephone poles. This is the reason it comes from phone operators like AT&T Internet.

Looking at the less developed neighborhoods within Archer, as many as 5,000 people are left with one or fewer options for broadband Internet service.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Archer.

The packages displayed here are manually gathered through our data science team. Our team has collected 284 plans in Archer since 2014.

Besides the Internet options listed above, AT&T Internet is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in 87 percent of the Archer area.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Archer with 4 of those offering residential service
  • Archer is the 307th most connected city in Florida ahead of Newberry, Bronson, and Williston, but behind Gainesville and Micanopy.
  • The fastest zip code in Archer for July 2021 is 32618. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

5,000 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 Archer, Florida

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Cox Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 28.6%
AT&T Internet 940 Mbps IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless 8s 87.9%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Archer

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Archer is the 307th most connected city in Florida ahead of Newberry, Bronson, and Williston, but behind Gainesville and Micanopy.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 11,000 people in Alachua County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 17% of people living in Archer have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 24% of Archer residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 32618 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Archer.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Alachua County, approximately 26,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Caps and Cord Cutting in Archer

Data from our researchers suggests that some of the top ISPs in Archer place a limit on data use on residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because customers view caps as a strategy to limit streaming services, while providers maintain they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: video streaming, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Compare Archer to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Archer 6.5 Mbps 6 $0.68 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +527.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +142.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +154.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +163 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +155.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )