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Internet Providers in Palm Coast, Florida
Most Popular Internet Providers in Palm Coast, Florida:
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Internet Access in Palm Coast, Florida
Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Palm Coast. HughesNet is also commonly available.
The information on this page is primarily sourced from provider coverage reports. Data is cross-validated against privatized databases to create more accurate listings than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Lit address data is currently limited to select providers. Information about pricing of individual Internet plans is generated by our research experts, who gather thousands of plans each year. We've catalogued 364 Palm Coast Internet plans since 2014, with 51 Internet or bundled plans currently active in the area.
Since most houses come pre-wired for one telephone (DSL) provider and cable networks don't generally overlap, the majority of Palm Coast households have 2-3 wired Internet providers to choose from (2.58 per census block). 1.45% of the Palm Coast area — 1,000 people — have one or fewer options for their broadband service provider. DSL and cable Internet services usually provide the most reasonable price and data use policies for home use.
Spectrum provides a common second choice to the primary providers, serving Palm Coast with close to one hundred percent local availability and a top download speed of 940 Mbps. Outside of consumer broadband, there are also 7 companies in Palm Coast selling enterprise-level products and services such as SD-WAN or custom fiber loops. The small business listings above include all providers with explicit business services online, but keep in mind that residential companies might offer unlisted business packages as well.
Overall, Palm Coast's broadband Internet infrastructure conforms with a common pattern in US cities: widespread access to cable and DSL Internet service, with the caveat that most houses are limited to only one company for subscribing to either type of service. This pattern has a simple cause. Broadband providers have their roots as cable TV and landline phone companies. So, they can use these conveniently pre-built networks on telephone poles for delivering their broadband Internet service. Thanks to strong network competition around Palm Coast, the local weighted average download performance is 7.03 percent above the Florida average, accounting for all cities. See the user speed test results below to see how providers compare over time.
- There are 13 internet providers in Palm Coast with 6 of those offering residential service
- Palm Coast is the 236th most connected city in Florida ahead of Crescent City, but behind Elkton, Ormond Beach, Flagler Beach, and Bunnell.
- The fastest zip code in Palm Coast for July 2021 is 32164. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
1.5% of consumers in Palm Coast1,000 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 Palm Coast, Florida
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||1.0%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||97.0%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||51.5%|
|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 in Palm Coast
Data collected by our researchers shows that many of the top providers place a limit on streaming for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since users view caps as a strategy to limit "cord cutting", while providers maintain that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming video, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Palm Coast to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Palm Coast||161.6 Mbps||8||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +372.8 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -12.8 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -1 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +7.9 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +0.5 Mbps )||8||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|