Internet Providers in Raiford, FL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Raiford, FL
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59

Internet Access in Raiford, Florida

Raiford currently has two widespread Internet service providers (ISPs): Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. Their network has speeds up to 100 Mbps and coverage for practically one hundred percent of the population. As for HughesNet, they provide Satellite, with coverage for close to one hundred percent of Raiford.

In terms of network technologies available around the Raiford area, the most common hardwired broadband technology options are Satellite and DSL, with practically one hundred percent and 50.34% respectively. DSL Internet service is transmitted via phone lines, and is sold by service providers such as Windstream that historically provided phone service. DSL underperforms when compared with all major broadband infrastructures except dial-up.

As of recent FCC reports, 98.8 percent of residents are limited to a single choice for home Internet.

The information listed here is sourced via provider coverage reports. Coverage data is validated using privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to create more accurate resources than is available from the FCC directly. Data about pricing of current Internet plans is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans each year. There are a total of 168 Internet plans in Raiford from 2014 to the present. There are 15 Internet or bundled deals currently active.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Windstream is also in the area with a top speed of 200 Mbps. See the map to compare how many options are available at a granular level, and the "Download Speeds" tab to compare how local ISPs compare in consumer speed tests.

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 Raiford, Florida

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s
Windstream 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Raiford, Florida

  • Windstream - DSL - 50.3% Availability in Raiford - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Windstream - Fiber - 1.9% Availability in Raiford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Raiford - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Raiford - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Raiford

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Raiford is the 399th most connected city in Florida ahead of Sanderson, Lawtey, and Lake Butler, but behind Glen Saint Mary and Starke.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Union 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.

In Union County, approximately 3,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Raiford

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Windstream DSL 50.3%+ 200 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 1.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 28.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 3.2%+ 200 Mbps

Compare Raiford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Raiford 36.2 Mbps 4 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +379.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +82.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +80 Mbps ) 14 ( +10 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +91.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +91.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )