Internet Providers in Port Charlotte, Florida

Most Popular Internet Providers in Port Charlotte, Florida:

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  • 1. CenturyLink
    98% Available
    98%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
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    940 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-940mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Installation: Tech installation fee of up to $125 may apply. Self-installation, if available at your location, may also be selected.
    • Price Range: $50 - $65
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 2. Xfinity
    90.5% Available
    90.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1200 Mbps
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    35 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1200mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $20 - $106
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 4. 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. Frontier
    1% Available
    1%

    Available

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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 30-30mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $49.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 6. 5. Suncoast Broadband
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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    20 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 4-50mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $44.95 - $84.95
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 7. 6. Ethx
    21.7% Available
    21.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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1 Residential internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Port-Charlotte. See All
4 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Port-Charlotte. See All
  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. T-Mobile
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Port Charlotte, Florida

FCC data is the core source of the Port Charlotte broadband availability information described on BroadbandNow. We have examined 32,716 rows of governmental and private data catalogues about Internet availability within Port Charlotte. We've hand-gathered provider pricing details and fine print info on 440 broadband plans in Port Charlotte. The download speed averages analysis comes from public browser-based speed test records. It's important to note that speed test-based datasets are a flawed way of evaluating local Internet performance. These averages are not neccessarily an exact representation of expected speeds customers can expect at residences around Port Charlotte.

Considering network tech offered the area, the most widespread wired broadband Internet connection varieties are DSL and Fiber (97.99 percent coverage) and Cable (90.47 percent coverage). Regular cable TV providers are the main source for cable Internet, because they can re-purpose their existing coaxial TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to Internet service. Port Charlotte-area subscribers to cable service providers like XFINITY from Comcast usually select it due to the reasonably low pricing for decent speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.)

CenturyLink is a common alternative to the primary providers. They offer a top speed of 140 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only way to get Internet for residents of Port Charlotte. fixed wireless providers like Suncoast Broadband can deliver 50 Mbps or more using wireless links. Outside of residential Internet, there are 6 providers in Port Charlotte with enterprise and smb subscriptions such as T1 and MPLS. BroadbandNow includes all providers with explicit business plans advertised online, although some sell both residential and business-class broadband.

Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area for Port Charlotte residents. They are accessible for near one hundred percent of Port Charlotte. HughesNet is also a common choice, providing close to one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package for Port Charlotte is 25 Mbps.

Looking at the big picture, most Port Charlotte residents have 2 options for Internet. This is around the norm for the state. Port Charlotte ranks 166th in terms of the amount of broadband competition at local addresses.

Internet Statistics 2021

7,000 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 Port Charlotte, Florida

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 90.5%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 98.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 1.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Port Charlotte

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Port Charlotte is the 166th most connected city in Florida ahead of Rotonda West and Placida, but behind Englewood, Punta Gorda, and North Port.

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 Charlotte 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: 5% of people living in Port Charlotte 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 90% of Port Charlotte 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.

In Charlotte County, approximately 8,000 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.

Working from Home in Port Charlotte

Port Charlotte has 1,549 workers who operate primarily from home via telecommuting. 85.47 of those telecommuters take home less than $75,000 annually. If you're putting together home WiFi for telecommuting, it's important to check the data caps. Many home Internet plans have data caps, which might impact you negatively if you use a lot of data for work purposes like video conferencing, etc. Business-class connections should be installed if you need more than a regular consumer-grade deal.

Data Caps in Port Charlotte

Internet companies have been moving to add data limits onto their consumer Internet packages lately. The market trend holds true in the Port Charlotte market, with providers like Xfinity featuring capped plans. This won't really matter for most Internet users, but might be an issue for users who share the service with multiple other household members or "power users" who consume a large amount of 4K content. Caps for cable packages tend to be about 1 Terabyte. This is an issue for less than 1% of Internet users, according to a report from Comcast. Potential XFINITY from Comcast customers in Port Charlotte are advised to confirm data limits before signing a contract.

Compare Port Charlotte to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Port Charlotte 107.3 Mbps 8 $0.25 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +427.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.41 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +41.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.22 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +53.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +62.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +54.8 Mbps ) 8 $0.30 ( + $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Port Charlotte

Great internet.

By far the best cable/internet service I've ever had. Speeds are consistent and fast. Channel line up is great. The X1 system is second to none. Highly recommend.