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Internet Providers in Gulf Breeze, Florida
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Internet Access in Gulf Breeze, Florida
Data on BroadbandNow is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual coverage reporting. We also use direct provider reports to further validate the information. Pricing and plan information is collected manually by our data analysis team. We have collected and verified 450 bundled Internet plans in Gulf Breeze in the past few years. Speed averages are calculated from 10,262 browser-based speed test recordsover the past 12 months.
In terms of coverage options, the average Gulf Breeze home will find 3-4 companies serving a given location, or exactly 3.68 ISPs per census block.
Looking at network tech available across Gulf Breeze, we see that the most prevalent wired broadband connection infrastructures are DSL and Fiber (98.94 percent coverage) and Satellite (practically one hundred percent coverage).
Viasat Internet is the most widespread option for Gulf Breeze residents. near one hundred percent of Gulf Breeze census blocks can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most likely second option, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest plan in Gulf Breeze is 25 megabits per second.
Aside from the providers listed above, Mediacom Cable provides a third option for wired broadband in 99 percent of Gulf Breeze.
Internet Statistics 2021
0.7% of consumers in Gulf Breeze100 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 Gulf Breeze, Florida
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Cox Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||15.3%|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||99.2%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||98.9%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||98.9%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||200 Mbps||Cable||40s||2.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting Around Gulf Breeze
Data collected by our researchers shows that many of the common ISPs currently use data caps on home broadband connections. Data caps are controversial since users see them as a tactic to stop video streaming, while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Gulf Breeze to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Gulf Breeze||180.5 Mbps||9||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +353.9 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -31.7 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -19.9 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -11 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -18.4 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|