Internet Providers in Winter Haven, FL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Winter Haven, FL
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 12
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.99

Internet Access in Winter Haven, Florida

Winter Haven residences have an average of 2.41 providers to choose from. This is a normal level of competition, seeing as the majority of companies that provide Internet were formerly cable television and phone providers. Most houses are wired for both of these services.

Viasat Internet is the most common option in Winter Haven. They are available to virtually one hundred percent of Winter Haven addresses. HughesNet is the most common second option, serving virtually one hundred percent of Winter Haven with Satellite service. The fastest package we've found for HughesNet in Winter Haven is 25 megabits per second download.

Spectrum provides a common second choice. They offer close to one hundred percent coverage and a maximum speed of 940 Mbps. There are also 7 companies in city limits offering enterprise and business technologies like point-to-point connectivity. We list every provider with explicit business plans on their website.

The data listed here is sourced via FCC filings, and is enhanced with private databases to output more granular results than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans every year.

To summarize, the most frequently available broadband options within Winter Haven are Cable and Fiber. The coverage maps and speed test data seen below show how the actual speed test and performance results differ between zip codes and ISPs in Winter Haven.

  • There are 13 internet providers in Winter Haven with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Winter Haven is the 164th most connected city in Florida ahead of Eagle Lake, Dundee, Haines City, Auburndale, and Lake Alfred.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Winter Haven: Wahneta and Cypress Gardens
  • The fastest zip code in Winter Haven for April 2021 is 33881. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

8,000 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 Winter Haven, Florida

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Winter Haven, Florida

  • Frontier - DSL - 86.0% Availability in Winter Haven - Call For Speed Availability
  • Spectrum - Cable - 100.0% Availability in Winter Haven - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - Fiber - 52.9% Availability in Winter Haven - Call For Speed Availability
  • Xfinity - Cable - 2.4% Availability in Winter Haven - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Winter Haven - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Winter Haven - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Winter Haven

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Winter Haven is the 164th most connected city in Florida ahead of Eagle Lake, Dundee, Haines City, Auburndale, and Lake Alfred.

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

Approximately 8,000 people in Polk County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 53% of people living in Winter Haven have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 91% of Winter Haven residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

As of this month, 33881 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Winter Haven.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Polk County, approximately 23,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Internet access in Winter Haven neighborhoods

We have gathered data on Internet availability in a variety of neighborhoods in Winter Haven: Wahneta, Cypress Gardens.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Winter Haven

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Frontier Communications DSL 86.0%+ Call For Speed Availability
Spectrum Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications Fiber 52.9%+ Call For Speed Availability
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 2.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 72.6%+ Call For Speed Availability
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Alternative Choice Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Business Fiber 38.9%+ Call For Speed Availability
Comcast Business Cable 8.0%+ 987 Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 4.9%+ 940 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 4.7%+ 50 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 4.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 3.1%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Winter Haven to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Winter Haven 125.2 Mbps 6 $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +290.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -6.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.16 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -9 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +2.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +2.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Winter Haven

It is great

Installers did a great job. Very fast, very clean. The equipment works perfectly. The speed is as advertised. My last Wi-Fi provider was very slow and expensive. I would recommend this company.