Internet Providers in Port Saint Lucie, FL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Port Saint Lucie, FL
Wired Internet Providers: 7
Average Speed Test Result: 126.21 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.96%

Internet Access in Port Saint Lucie, Florida

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the strongest coverage footprint in Port Saint Lucie. HughesNet is also widely available.

Cable and DSL are the dominant broadband options within the Port Saint Lucie area, fighting for the same potential customers at most addresses and generally competing with each other. Cable network speed tends to be stronger, but big-picture performance metrics of either type are similar. Port Saint Lucie user speed test records suggest that local Internet performance is above-average, clocking in 7.12 percent higher than the state aggregated average in terms of download speed.

Port Saint Lucie residents usually have two or more Internet providers to them. The mapping tool provided below shows how competition changes in different parts of Port Saint Lucie.

XFINITY from Comcast and AT&T Internet also provide Internet service in Port Saint Lucie, with shared territory in some parts of town.

The broadband coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from governmental data from the FCC and privatized data we source directly from industry sources, or through unlisted third parties. Average statistics regarding speed averages comes primarily from M-Labs, the speed test utility shown within BroadbandNow and Google queries. The BroadbandNow research team has manually collected package pricing and plan details on 393 broadband offerings in Port Saint Lucie as of 2021.

  • There are 18 internet providers in Port Saint Lucie with 11 of those offering residential service
  • Port Saint Lucie is the 88th most connected city in Florida ahead of Stuart and Fort Pierce, but behind Palm City, Jensen Beach, and Indiantown.
  • The fastest zip code in Port Saint Lucie for February 2021 is 34952. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

6,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Port Saint Lucie, Florida

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
AT&T Internet 1,000 Mbps DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 8s
Hotwire Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
ITS Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Blue Stream 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Home Town Cable Plus 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Port Saint Lucie, Florida

  • AT&T Internet - 95.0% Availability in Port Saint Lucie - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 96.1% Availability in Port Saint Lucie - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Home Town Cable Plus - 4.6% Availability in Port Saint Lucie - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Hotwire Communications - 0.9% Availability in Port Saint Lucie - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • ITS Fiber - 0.7% Availability in Port Saint Lucie - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Blue Stream - 0.6% Availability in Port Saint Lucie - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Port Saint Lucie - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Port Saint Lucie - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Port Saint Lucie

Port Saint Lucie Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Port Saint Lucie is the 88th most connected city in Florida ahead of Stuart and Fort Pierce, but behind Palm City, Jensen Beach, and Indiantown.

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

Approximately 6,000 people in St. Lucie 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: 18% of people living in Port Saint Lucie 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 96% of Port Saint Lucie 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, 34952 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Port Saint Lucie.

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

In St. Lucie County, approximately 6,000 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 Cord Cutting in Port Saint Lucie

Data from our research team shows that some of the popular providers currently place some sort of limit on streaming on residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because users view caps as a strategy to limit "cord cutting", while providers explain they are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Port Saint Lucie

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 95.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 96.1%+ 1,200 Mbps
Florida Broadband Fixed Wireless 88.9%+ 8 Mbps
Home Town Cable Plus Fiber 4.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Hotwire Communications Fiber 0.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
ITS Fiber Fiber 0.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Blue Stream Cable 0.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 96.1%+ 987 Mbps
Florida Broadband Fixed Wireless 96.0%+ 8 Mbps
AT&T Fiber and Fixed Wireless 28.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 36.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 6.0%+ 100 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Copper 3.8%+ 45 Mbps
Windstream Copper 2.4%+ 100 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 2.4%+ -- Mbps
Blue Stream Cable 1.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Fision Work Fiber 1.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
ITS Fiber Fiber 0.6%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Port Saint Lucie to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Port Saint Lucie 126.2 Mbps 13 $0.31 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +222.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +2 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( -19.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +5 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( -26.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +2 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( -14.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( -10.9 Mbps ) 9 ( -4 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )