Internet Providers in Davenport, FL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Davenport, FL
Wired Internet Providers: 7
Average Speed Test Result: 86.58 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.35%

Internet Access in Davenport, Florida

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most coverage in Davenport. HughesNet is also widely available.

The packages shown here are manually collected by our data team.

Cable and DSL are the dominant broadband network technologies within the Davenport metro area. They are fighting for the same customers at many addresses and competing with each other. Cable speed is usually stronger, but overall performance of either Internet technology type are comparable.

Spectrum and Frontier Communications can also provide Internet service in Davenport, often competing for the same customers.

View our maps below to analyze coverage differences in parts of Davenport. Our latest data shows that the average census block has 3.17 or more Internet service providers.

  • There are 17 internet providers in Davenport with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Davenport is the 22nd most connected city in Florida ahead of Winter Haven, Dundee, Haines City, Auburndale, and Lake Alfred.
  • The fastest zip code in Davenport for February 2021 is 33897. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 Davenport, Florida

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Frontier Communications 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Summit Broadband 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Davenport, Florida

  • Frontier - 93.1% Availability in Davenport - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 96.0% Availability in Davenport - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 45.5% Availability in Davenport - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 8.3% Availability in Davenport - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Summit - 0.5% Availability in Davenport - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Davenport - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Davenport - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Davenport

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Davenport is the 22nd most connected city in Florida ahead of Winter Haven, Dundee, Haines City, Auburndale, and Lake Alfred.

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

Approximately 9,000 people in Polk 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: 74% of people living in Davenport 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 98% of Davenport 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, 33897 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Davenport.

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

In Polk County, approximately 23,000 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 Cap Issues in Davenport

Data from our market research team suggests that some of the top ISPs in the area use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since users see caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers explain caps are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Davenport

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Frontier Communications DSL and Fiber 93.1%+ 940 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 96.0%+ 940 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 45.5%+ 1,200 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL and Fiber 8.3%+ 940 Mbps
Summit Broadband Cable 0.5%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL and Fiber 87.8%+ 940 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 56.9%+ 987 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 94.3%+ 940 Mbps
Alternative Choice Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 16.6%+ 940 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 14.9%+ 10 Mbps
Florida High Speed Internet Fixed Wireless 11.6%+ 50 Mbps
Fision Work Fiber 6.6%+ -- Mbps
TPx Communications Copper 6.6%+ 100 Mbps
Windstream Copper 5.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 3.6%+ -- Mbps

Compare Davenport to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Davenport 86.6 Mbps 9 $0.29 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +262.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +20.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +9 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +13.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.30 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +25.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +28.7 Mbps ) 9 $0.34 ( + $0.00 )