Internet Service Providers in Lamont, FL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lamont, FL
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 52.6 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 60 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 98.13%

Internet Access in Lamont, Florida

Lamont has two widespread Internet service providers: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. They have speeds as high as 35 Mbps and coverage in close to one hundred percent of the population. HughesNet sells Satellite, with availability in close to one hundred percent of the area and reported speeds of 25 Mbps.

The information listed here is sourced via FCC coverage reports. Data is validated using private databases and direct provider reporting to create more useful listings than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Lit address information is currently only available for select providers. Data on speeds and pricing of individual broadband plans is generated by our data team, who collect tens of thousands of data points every year. There are 181 plans in Lamont from 2014 to the present, with 14 Internet plans currently available.

As of recent government reports, 91.23 percent of residents are limited to a single option for home Internet, or none.

Looking at network technologies with significant infrastructure already built in the Lamont area, the most common hardwired broadband Internet technology varieties are DSL and Satellite, with 66.21% and practically one hundred percent respectively. DSL Internet service is delivered over twisted copper telephone wires up on utility poles, and comes from providers such as CenturyLink that own phone lines. As copper wires go, the twisted and bundled copper construction seen in phone lines provides a lower bandwidth ceiling compared to newer wire types such as cable and fiber.

While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, CenturyLink is also in the area with a recorded top speed of 60 Mbps. See the map to see how many options residents have at a granular level, or the "Download Speeds" tab to compare how Viasat compares to other Lamont options in consumer speed tests.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Lamont, Florida

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
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 Lamont, Florida

  • CenturyLink - 66.2% Availability in Lamont - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 33.9% Availability in Lamont - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Lamont - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Lamont - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lamont

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Lamont is the 360th most connected city in Florida ahead of Perry, Greenville, and Monticello, but behind Tallahassee and Madison.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Jefferson 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.

In Jefferson County, approximately 10,000 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 Caps in Lamont

Many Internet companies have added data limits on residential Internet packages. Some major providers in the area — CenturyLink included — have data caps. Data caps as a trend fall under a wide range, and can be anywhere from 250GB up to one Terabyte or more. Data caps are usually quite high, meaning they won't affect most people. CenturyLink users in Lamont should verify data caps when signing up. Don't presume the caps based on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Lamont

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 66.2%+ 60 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 33.9%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 57.9%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Lamont to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lamont 52.6 Mbps 4 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +296.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +54.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +47.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +59.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +62.7 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )