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

Top Internet Providers in Sarasota, Florida:

Showing 1 to 13 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    92.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    92.8% Available
  • 2. Frontier
    97.9% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    97.9% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    40.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    40.9% Available
  • 4. Verizon
    90% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    90% Available
  • 5. 5. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. Spectrum
    10.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    10.3% Available
  • 8. AT&T Internet
    0.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • IPBB
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • IPBB
    0.4% Available
  • 9. 8. Suncoast Broadband
    97.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    97.4% Available
  • 10. Myakka Communications
    1.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    1.6% Available
  • 11. Myakka Technologies
    0.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *3
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    0.8% Available
  • 12. RapidSystems
    0.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    0.6% Available
  • 13. Communications Authority
    0.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    0.3% Available
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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
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 92.8%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 10.3%
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%
6,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Sarasota is the 26th most connected city in Florida ahead of Bradenton, Ellenton, Osprey, Longboat Key, and Bradenton Beach.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Sarasota County don't have access to any wired internet.

Reference

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 89% of people living in Sarasota have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 97% of Sarasota residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Sarasota County, approximately 8,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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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

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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 )