Internet Providers in Sarasota, FL
Residential Internet Statistics for Sarasota, FL
|Internet Service Providers:||11|
|Plans Start From:||$25|
|Top Download Speed:||1.2 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in Sarasota, Florida
Broadband competition in Sarasota is above average compared with other parts of the state. There are 4.08 providers per census block, on average. Sarasota ranks 26th on the "most connected city" charts. Only 2.94 percent of the area have one or fewer choices so far as Internet services.
We should note here that since FCC data is only tallied up biannually and only released six months after that, availability listed may not reflect the latest expansions. Our process incorporates availability data directly from some ISPs to help fix this issue.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Sarasota's most widely available wired Internet providers.
Cable providers like Xfinity and DSL providers like Frontier Communications make up the top network types with availability around Sarasota.
While the main providers are Viasat and HughesNet, Frontier Communications also serves Sarasota with a top speed of 12 Mbps. Plans from companies such as Verizon can connect customers to as much as 0 Mbps using direct wireless hardware. There are also 9 providers with specialized enterprise-level services like T1 and MPLS. See the interactive map on this page to see how many options are available at a granular level, or check the "Download Speeds" tab to see how local ISPs compare in real-world speed tests.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Sarasota, Florida
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Myakka Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||1.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||40.9%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||0.4%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL and Fiber||--||97.9%|
|Communications Authority||-- Mbps||Fiber||--||0.3%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
2.9% of consumers in Sarasota6,000 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.
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.
Map of ISPs in Sarasota
Compare Sarasota to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Sarasota||185.6 Mbps||17||$0.74 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +396.1 Mbps )||22 ( +5 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( -12.8 Mbps )||21 ( +4 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( +14.1 Mbps )||20 ( +3 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( +16.6 Mbps )||27 ( +10 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( +10.9 Mbps )||11 ( -6 )||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|