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Internet Providers in Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Internet Access in Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Viasat Internet 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 4.37 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 EarthLink 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 409 broadband offerings in Port Saint Lucie as of 2021.
- There are 18 internet providers in Port Saint Lucie with 10 of those offering residential service
- Port Saint Lucie is the 95th most connected city in Florida ahead of Stuart and Fort Pierce, but behind Palm City, Indiantown, and Jensen Beach.
- The fastest zip code in Port Saint Lucie for July 2021 is 34952. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
3.1% of consumers in Port Saint Lucie5,000 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 Saint Lucie, Florida
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Hotwire Communications||10,000 Mbps||Fiber||0s||0.9%|
|ITS Fiber||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||0.7%|
|Blue Stream||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||0.6%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||96.3%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless||8s||94.6%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||95.0%|
|Blue Stream Fiber||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||4.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
- Jensen Beach, FL
- Stuart, FL
- Palm City, FL
- Fort Pierce, FL
- Indiantown, FL
- Hobe Sound, FL
- Vero Beach, FL
- Jupiter, FL
- Okeechobee, FL
- Loxahatchee, FL
- North Palm Beach, FL
- Sebastian, FL
- Fellsmere, FL
- Pahokee, FL
- Palm Beach Gardens, FL
- Wellington, FL
- West Palm Beach, FL
- Palm Beach, FL
- Belle Glade, FL
- South Bay, FL
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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.
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||157.1 Mbps||13||$0.42 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +377.3 Mbps )||17 ( +4 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -8.3 Mbps )||17 ( +4 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +3.5 Mbps )||15 ( +2 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +12.4 Mbps )||23 ( +10 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +5 Mbps )||8 ( -5 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|