Internet Providers in Fountain, FL
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Residential Internet Statistics for Fountain, FL
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$38.84|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Fountain, Florida
Internet Access in Fountain, Florida
As is common for more sparsely populated areas like Fountain, fixed wireless from towers and mobile LTE-type technologies are the most common access option. FCC records and our private data show essentially zero broadband Internet network availability for residential purposes, but fixed wireless Internet is an acceptable replacement that is available to 70.15 percent of the population.
61.31 percent of Fountain residents are without a choice when it comes to broadband Internet service. This is not an unexpected figure, seeing as market competition between Internet providers is low. Locations in the local area generally have 1-2 choices for service.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) or HughesNet are Fountain's primary wired Internet choices.
Since FCC data is currently only collected twice a year and only published six or more months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. Our process incorporates coverage and plan data directly from some providers to help fix this problem.
Outside of the Internet providers listed above, AT&T is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in 70 percent of Fountain.
Internet Statistics 2021
61.3% of consumers in Fountain2,000 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 Fountain, Florida
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|AT&T||1,000 Mbps||Fixed Wireless, DSL, and Fiber||8s|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||50 Mbps||DSL||2m 43s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Fountain, Florida
- AT&T - 70.2% Availability in Fountain - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Consolidated - 10.5% Availability in Fountain - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Fountain - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Fountain - 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.
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.
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 and Cord Cutting Around Fountain
Data from our researchers shows that top ISPs place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue because consumers see caps as a strategy to limit streaming, while providers insist they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Fountain
|AT&T||Fixed Wireless, DSL, and Fiber||70.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||DSL||10.5%+||50 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
Compare Fountain to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Fountain||21.5 Mbps||8||$0.96 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +393.9 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.45 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +97.4 Mbps )||18 ( +10 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +94.7 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +105.9 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +106.1 Mbps )||9 ( +1 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|