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Internet Providers in Saint Cloud, Florida
Top Internet Providers in Saint Cloud, Florida:
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Internet Access in Saint Cloud, Florida
The average Saint Cloud census block is served by 2.5 Internet providers. Consequently, the majority of houses in the city have a minimum of 2-3 choices so far as Internet, and residents can switch when dissatisfied with a provider.
The plans shown above are manually gathered by our data analysis team. The 45 Internet plans shown above are the most recent of 480 broadband plans we've gathered in Saint Cloud to date.
CenturyLink as well as Spectrum can also provide coverage in Saint Cloud, often competing for the same customers.
DSL and cable are the dominant network types within Saint Cloud. They are frequently overlapping and competing with each other. Cable speed is usually stronger and more robust, but big-picture metrics found with either Internet technology system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block depending on the network quality in that neighborhood.
According to the latest FCC data and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Saint Cloud as measured by coverage area. These ISPs often compete at addresses around Saint Cloud.
Internet Statistics 2022
8.0% of consumers in Saint Cloud4,000 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 Saint Cloud, Florida
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||92.5%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||29.6%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||29.6%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Saint Cloud
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps Around Saint Cloud
Data collected by our researchers suggests that top providers in Saint Cloud use data caps on residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue because customers view them as a tactic to discourage streaming services. Providers maintain that caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which can eat up 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Saint Cloud to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Saint Cloud||116.5 Mbps||8||$0.28 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +429.1 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.31 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +44.8 Mbps )||20 ( +12 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +64.4 Mbps )||19 ( +11 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +70.1 Mbps )||26 ( +18 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +62.6 Mbps )||10 ( +2 )||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|