Internet Providers in Palmdale, FL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Palmdale, FL
Internet Providers: 3
Internet Plans: 1
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $50

Internet Access in Palmdale, Florida

There are 6 Internet providers operating in Palmdale. 3 of these are mobile LTE companies.

Viasat Internet or HughesNet are currently Palmdale's most common wired Internet choices.

For Palmdale residents, there are no wired broadband providers to speak of. (At least, that meets a 25 Mbps and 3 Mbps upload performance minimum.)

DSL providers like CenturyLink deliver broadband services using copper phone lines on utility poles. This is why it is typically sold through companies that also offer telephone plans. DSL network technology is available to 93.62 percent of Palmdale. Refer to the data visualization tools directly below for insights into how provider-promised speed and performance align with actual speed and throughput.

The broadband coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from public government data and private data we source from telecom industry sources or via private third parties. Averaged statistics about speed and performance averages is sourced from M-Labs. The BroadbandNow research team has hand-filed price and plan details on 105 broadband plans in Palmdale as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Palmdale, Florida

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Palmdale, Florida

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 93.6% Availability in Palmdale - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Palmdale - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Palmdale - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Palmdale

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Palmdale is the 447th most connected city in Florida behind Lake Placid, Labelle, Clewiston, Alva, and Moore Haven.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Glades 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 Glades County, approximately 3,000 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 and Video Streaming Around Palmdale

Data from our market researchers shows that top providers currently use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since customers view them as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting". Providers maintain data caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the problem is video streaming, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Palmdale

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 93.6%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 40 Mbps

Compare Palmdale to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Palmdale 26.6 Mbps 3 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +388.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +92.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +14 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +89.6 Mbps ) 14 ( +11 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +100.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +20 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +101 Mbps ) 8 ( +5 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )