Internet Providers in Palm Coast, FL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Palm Coast, FL
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 17
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $64.39

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 354 Palm Coast Internet plans since 2014, with 53 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 7.53 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 8 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 April 2021 is 32164. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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
EarthLink Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
AT&T Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
EarthLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Palm Coast, Florida

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 97.0% Availability in Palm Coast - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 100.0% Availability in Palm Coast - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • EarthLink - DSL - 51.5% Availability in Palm Coast - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 7.8% Availability in Palm Coast - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 1.0% Availability in Palm Coast - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • EarthLink - Fiber - 0.7% Availability in Palm Coast - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Palm Coast - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Palm Coast - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Palm Coast

Palm Coast Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Palm Coast is the 236th most connected city in Florida ahead of Crescent City, but behind Elkton, Ormond Beach, Flagler Beach, and Bunnell.

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

Approximately 900 people in Flagler 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.

Fiber Availability: 8% of people living in Palm Coast have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 99% of Palm Coast residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 32164 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Palm Coast.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Flagler County, approximately 1,000 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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Palm Coast

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 97.0%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
EarthLink DSL 51.5%+ 100 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 7.8%+ 940 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 1.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
EarthLink Fiber Fiber 0.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 22.2%+ 940 Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 8.0%+ 940 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 6.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Copper 2.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 1.5%+ 100 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 0.6%+ 987 Mbps
Uniti Fiber Fiber 0.6%+ 25 Mbps

Compare Palm Coast to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Palm Coast 137.9 Mbps 8 $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +277.5 Mbps ) 16 ( +8 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -19 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -21.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -10.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -10.3 Mbps ) 8 $0.18 ( + $0.00 )