Internet Providers in Clearwater, FL

Residential Internet Statistics for Clearwater, FL
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Clearwater, Florida:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    100% Available
  • 2. Frontier
    97.5% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    97.5% Available
  • 3. Verizon
    90% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    90% Available
  • 4. WOW!
    80.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    80.3% Available
  • 5. 5. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    23.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    23.4% Available
  • 8. RapidSystems
    1.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    1.9% Available
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Internet Access in Clearwater, Florida

Currently, there are 8 ISPs in the Clearwater area with home service. Including business ISPs, that's a total of 30 companies overall, such as Frontier Communications and Tampa Bay Fiber.

Considering network technology available in the Clearwater area, we see that the most common hardwired broadband Internet tech infrastructures are Cable (near one hundred percent coverage) and DSL and Fiber (97.47 percent coverage). Cable internet connections are sold by traditional cable TV operators, who use already-built TV network connections. Clearwater customers of cable ISPs such as Spectrum generally pick it thanks to the combination of low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to the alternatives, anyway.)

The average Clearwater building will have 3 companies serving their location, or exactly 3.88 Internet providers per census block. Only 1.36 percent of the Clearwater population are limited to one choice for Internet.

Spectrum is the most likely choice in Clearwater. near one hundred percent of the Clearwater area can get Internet service from them. Viasat Internet is also a common choice in the area, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite broadband service. The fastest package we've seen for Viasat in Clearwater is 35 megabits per second.

All the coverage data here comes from FCC reported data, which compels Internet companies in Clearwater to submit coverage data biannually. By using our relationships with telecom companies, BroadbandNow is able to validate public data against private data submitted by providers. Our speed averages are calculated from actual speed tests originating in Clearwater. Other data and statistics shown below are drawn from NTIA andnational Census Bureau databases.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Clearwater, Florida

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 100.0%
WOW! 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 80.3%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 23.4%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL and Fiber -- 97.5%
2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Clearwater is the 18th most connected city in Florida ahead of Largo, Dunedin, Safety Harbor, Clearwater Beach, and Belleair Beach.

Reference

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

Fiber Availability: 55% of people living in Clearwater have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

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

Approximately 99% of Clearwater residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

Reference

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

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Compare Clearwater to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Clearwater 151.4 Mbps 12 $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +430.3 Mbps ) 22 ( +10 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +21.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +48.3 Mbps ) 20 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +50.8 Mbps ) 27 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +45.1 Mbps ) 11 ( -1 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )