Internet Providers in Live Oak, FL
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Residential Internet Statistics for Live Oak, FL
|Wired Internet Providers:||1|
|Average Speed Test Result:||19.76 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,200 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||7.81%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Live Oak, Florida
Internet Access in Live Oak, Florida
As it stands, there are 3 ISPs in Live Oak marketing residential connections, and a total of 10 including specialized business and mobile providers like Windstream and Crown Castle Fiber. (Some may be "doubles" as many incumbent providers market residential service and enterprise services separately.)
As of the latest FCC reporting, 51.26 percent of residents are limited to a single option for home Internet, or none at all.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most likely option in Live Oak. The company is available to virtually one hundred percent of Live Oak. HughesNet is the most common second option in the area, providing virtually one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. The fastest package advertised by HughesNet for Live Oak is 25 megabits per second download.
Looking at network technology available within the city, the most common physical wire broadband Internet technology varieties are Cable and Satellite, with 46.11% and near one hundred percent respectively. Cable connections are sold by former television operators, using their already-built coaxial cable TV networks. Local customers of cable companies such as XFINITY from Comcast overwhelmingly pick cable due to the combination of low prices for decent speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.)
Broadband coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of government data and private data collected from ISPs, or via private third parties. Average statistics shown below regarding speed data is sourced primarily via M-Labs, which is a speed test tool shown within BroadbandNow as well as Google and Chrome search results. Our market researchers have manually filed pricing and service data for 328 Internet plans in the Live Oak market to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
51.3% of consumers in Live Oak14,000 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 Live Oak, Florida
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Live Oak, Florida
- Xfinity - 46.1% Availability in Live Oak - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Live Oak - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Live Oak - 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.
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 Video Streaming Around Live Oak
Data from our research team suggests that top ISPs in the area place a limit on data use for their home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since consumers view caps as a tactic to discourage streaming services. Providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: streaming video, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Live Oak
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||46.1%+||1,200 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||49.4%+||987 Mbps|
|Crown Castle Fiber||Fiber||14.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Verizon Business||Copper||0.1%+||1.5 Mbps|
Compare Live Oak to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Live Oak||19.8 Mbps||5||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +329.3 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +87.3 Mbps )||18 ( +13 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +79.9 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +91.9 Mbps )||21 ( +16 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +95.5 Mbps )||9 ( +4 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|