Internet Providers in Fort Meade, FL
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Residential Internet Statistics for Fort Meade, FL
|Wired Internet Providers:||4|
|Average Speed Test Result:||11.72 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,200 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||31.39%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Fort Meade, Florida
Internet Access in Fort Meade, Florida
The average Fort Meade household can get access to Internet service from 1.63 different companies.
As is normal with a city of Fort Meade's relatively low density of telecom competition, the weighted average download speeds in Fort Meade fall somewhat short of the state average. The current average download speed for Fort Meade over the past twelve months is 11.72 Mbps.
The broadband packages displayed above are collected by hand by our data science team.
CenturyLink as well as XFINITY from Comcast also offer coverage in Fort Meade, with CenturyLink doing somewhat better in our speed test statistics.
According to the most recent FCC data, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the largest telecoms in Fort Meade so far as coverage. These companies often overlap around Fort Meade.
- There are 9 internet providers in Fort Meade with 6 of those offering residential service
- Fort Meade is the 234th most connected city in Florida ahead of Bowling Green and Wauchula, but behind Bartow, Eagle Lake, and Mulberry.
- The fastest zip code in Fort Meade for February 2021 is 33841. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
32.3% of consumers in Fort Meade2,000 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 Fort Meade, Florida
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Fort Meade, Florida
- CenturyLink - 83.3% Availability in Fort Meade - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Xfinity - 65.3% Availability in Fort Meade - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
- Frontier - 11.9% Availability in Fort Meade - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Fort Meade - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Fort Meade - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
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.
Data Caps and Cord Cutting Around Fort Meade
Data from our researchers shows that many of the popular ISPs use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because subscribers view them as a tactic to limit streaming services. Providers explain that data caps are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Fort Meade
|CenturyLink||DSL and Fiber||83.3%+||940 Mbps|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||65.3%+||1,200 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||11.9%+||115 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL and Fiber||100%||940 Mbps|
|Alternative Choice Wireless||Fixed Wireless||100%||-- Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||69.6%+||115 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||15.4%+||987 Mbps|
Compare Fort Meade to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Fort Meade||11.7 Mbps||6||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +337.4 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +95.4 Mbps )||18 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +88 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +100 Mbps )||21 ( +15 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +103.6 Mbps )||9 ( +3 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|