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Internet Providers in Wildwood, Florida
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Internet Access in Wildwood, Florida
Currently, there are 7 broadband providers in Wildwood with home connections, and a total of 11 including smb, enterprise, and mobile providers like Xfinity and CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit. (Take note that some may be "doubles" as many providers sell residential and business service separately.)
Viasat Internet offers the widest availability for Wildwood residents. close to one hundred percent of Wildwood census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most likely second option, providing close to one hundred percent of the area with Satellite Internet service. The fastest Internet plan we've found for HughesNet for Wildwood is 25 Mbps.
As of the latest government reports, 46.96 percent of Wildwood households (8,000 residents total) are limited to a single choice for wired Internet.
When we're looking at network technology installed in the city, we see that the most widespread wired broadband tech options are Cable and DSL and Fiber, with 98.23% and 54.41% respectively. Traditional cable TV providers are the main source for cable Internet, because they can re-purpose existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect customers to the Internet. Wildwood customers of cable ISPs like Spectrum overwhelmingly select cable thanks to the combination of low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL at any rate.)
The coverage data found here comes from FCC reporting, requiring companies in Wildwood to report deployment data biannually. Using direct relationships with Internet providers, BroadbandNow is able to further verify this data against private data including lit addresses reported by providers directly. This allows us to produce better maps and availability data than governmental reports. Our speed averages are calculated from browser-based speed tests originating in the Wildwood area in the M-Labs database, which is integrated with Google and BroadbandNow. 
Internet Statistics 2022
47.0% of consumers in Wildwood8,000 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 Wildwood, Florida
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||54.4%|
|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||20.3%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||20.3%|
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Internet Provider Competition Map For Wildwood
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.
Wildwood Telecommuting and Tech
Wildwood has 521 active workers who work out of their home via telecommuting. Among those telecommuting, 62.57 percent earn less than $75,000 annually. If you're putting together a home network for telecommuting, be sure to verify the data limitations on your plan. Some Internet packages have data limits. This can impact you negatively if you consume a lot of data for work purposes. Business-class plans should be installed for customers who need more than a typical consumer-grade plan.
Compare Wildwood to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Wildwood||106.8 Mbps||8||$0.29 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +438.8 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +54.5 Mbps )||20 ( +12 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +74.1 Mbps )||19 ( +11 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +79.8 Mbps )||26 ( +18 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +72.3 Mbps )||10 ( +2 )||$0.39 ( + $0.00 )|