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%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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
3.5% of consumers in Port Saint Lucie6,000 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|
|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 Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Port Saint Lucie
|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|
|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|
|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 )|