Internet Providers in Stuart, FL
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Residential Internet Statistics for Stuart, FL
|Wired Internet Providers:||5|
|Average Speed Test Result:||122.39 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,200 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||1.6%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Stuart, Florida
Internet Access in Stuart, Florida
Consumers will find 24 Internet service providers (ISPs) operating in Stuart. 3 of these are mobile LTE companies.
Competition between broadband companies is decent in general, and the average census block has access to 3-4 Internet providers. Averaged out to account for all census blocks in the city, there are exactly 3.58 options per location.
Keep in mind, since FCC coverage data is only tallied up biannually and only published six or more months after filing, availability listed in the results below might not include the most recent network expansions or regional changes.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Stuart's most widely available wired Internet providers.
The takeaway is that Stuart's Internet infrastructure follows a common pattern in US towns and cities: widespread coverage of bundled cable and DSL Internet service, with the catch that most houses are stuck with one company for subscribing to either type of Internet service. This pattern is normal because Internet companies are former television and phone corporations. So, they already own these pre-existing infrastructures for delivering their Internet service. Owing to the competitive broadband market within Stuart, the local average downstream performance is currently 4.22 percent higher than the state average across all cities. See the public speed test results directly below to see how local Internet providers compare long term.
- There are 17 internet providers in Stuart with 8 of those offering residential service
- Stuart is the 129th most connected city in Florida ahead of Hobe Sound, but behind Palm City, Jensen Beach, Indiantown, and Port Saint Lucie.
- The fastest zip code in Stuart for February 2021 is 34997. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
4.8% of consumers in Stuart3,000 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 Stuart, Florida
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|AT&T Internet||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|ITS Fiber||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Hotwire Communications||1.0 Mbps||Cable||2h 16m 32s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Stuart, Florida
- AT&T Internet - 92.9% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Xfinity - 98.4% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
- ITS Fiber - 7.2% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Hotwire - 0.5% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 1.0 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Stuart - 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 Caps Around Stuart
Data collected by our research team shows that top providers currently use data caps for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are disliked since subscribers see them as a strategy for limiting video streaming, while providers insist they are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the issue is streaming video, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Stuart
|AT&T Internet||DSL and Fiber||92.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||98.4%+||1,200 Mbps|
|Florida Broadband||Fixed Wireless||37.6%+||8 Mbps|
|ITS Fiber||Fiber||7.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Hotwire Communications||Cable||0.5%+||1.0 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||80.7%+||987 Mbps|
|Florida Broadband||Fixed Wireless||45.0%+||8 Mbps|
|Crown Castle Fiber||Fiber||47.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|ITS Fiber||Fiber||19.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||Fiber and Copper||5.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|GTT Communications||Copper||3.9%+||6 Mbps|
|Verizon Business||Copper||1.5%+||100 Mbps|
Compare Stuart to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Stuart||122.4 Mbps||10||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +226.7 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( -15.3 Mbps )||18 ( +8 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( -22.7 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( -10.7 Mbps )||21 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( -7.1 Mbps )||9 ( -1 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|