Internet Providers in Port Charlotte, FL

Residential Internet Statistics for Port Charlotte, FL
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $39.99
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Port Charlotte, Florida:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    97.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    97.5% Available
  • 2. Xfinity
    90.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    90.5% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    38% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    38% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. Frontier
    1.2% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    1.2% Available
  • 7. 6. Suncoast Broadband
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 8. 7. Ethx
    21.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    21.7% Available
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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 476 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 (97.47 percent coverage) and Cable (90.54 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 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.

The majority of Port Charlotte households have 3 options for their home broadband, which is about average when contrasted with the US generally. Port Charlotte is number 161st out of 448 communities in Florida so far as broadband options. Residents the FCC considers "underserved" are low, with only 6,000 stuck with a single broadband option. Activate the interactive map below to explore data about Port Charlotte.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Port Charlotte, Florida

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 90.5%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 97.5%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 38.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 1.2%
6,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Port Charlotte is the 161st most connected city in Florida ahead of Rotonda West and Placida, but behind Punta Gorda, Englewood, and North Port.

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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.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 6% of people living in Port Charlotte have residential fiber service available to them.

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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.

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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.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Port Charlotte to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Port Charlotte 143.2 Mbps 11 $0.60 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +438.5 Mbps ) 22 ( +11 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +29.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +56.5 Mbps ) 20 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +59 Mbps ) 27 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +53.3 Mbps ) 11 $0.39 ( $0.00 )