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Internet Service Providers in Gainesville, FL

Gainesville, FL has a total of 16 internet providers including  6 Fiber providers, 4 Cable providers, 4 DSL providers, 3 Copper providers, 3 Fixed Wireless providers and 3 Satellite providers.

Broadband Score of 92Blast Off

Congratulations Gainesville, FL has earned a Broadband Score of 92 placing it among the top (cities/states) for broadband service. Ratings in this range are earned by having exceptional internet speeds, wide availability, favorable user reviews, and affordable plans.

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Top 6 Broadband Providers in Gainesville, FL (View all internet providers in Gainesville, FL below)

Best Choice
HughesNet logo

HughesNet

Unlimited Data – With no hard data limits, if you use the data in your plan, speeds will reduce.

HughesNet provides Satellite in Gainesville, FL

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • 24/7 technical support
100.00%Excellent Coverage
HughesNet internet pricing starting at:
$49.95

(855) 980-2160

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Exede logo

Exede

Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite in Gainesville, FL

  • High-speed satellite Internet service anywhere in the U.S.
  • 3-Year Price Lock
  • Some locations can receive double the normal data, free
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Exede internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(866) 606-9068

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Viasat logo

Viasat

Our mission is to connect the world by making the internet accessible, affordable and secure to everyone, anywhere.

Viasat provides Satellite in Gainesville, FL

  • New unlimited data plans available in select areas
  • Speeds up to 30mbps available
  • WiFi modem included in most plans
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Viasat internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(844) 899-9722

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AT&T U-verse logo

AT&T U-verse

AT&T U-verse Internet offers lightning-fast, high-speed internet with speeds up to 45 Mbps at a great price.

AT&T U-verse provides Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless in Gainesville, FL

  • Home Wireless network
  • Access to AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spot Network included at no extra charge
  • Anti-virus, anti-spyware and parental controls included
75.81%Excellent Coverage
AT&T U-verse internet pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 441-4668

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Cox

Take the Cox challenge. The Difference is Clear.

Cox provides Fiber and Cable in Gainesville, FL

  • Hotspot access, WebMail and free cloud storage
  • Security Suite Plus powered by McAfee®
  • Compatible with PCs, Macs, Android and iOS devices
65.37%Good Coverage
Cox internet pricing starting at:
$34.95

(866) 319-7812

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Windstream

Windstream offers two great high-speed Internet plans that will support all of your online activities.

Windstream provides Fiber, Cable, DSL and Copper in Gainesville, FL

  • 24/7 technical support
  • No contracts required
  • Free wireless equipment
5.48%Poor Coverage
Windstream internet pricing starting at:
$44.99

(844) 394-9875

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2 Television Providers in Gainesville, FL

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Dish Network

Dish Network offers satellite television service that integrates with Amazon Alexa.

Dish Network provides Television in Gainesville, FL

  • Free upgrade to HD-DVR
  • Free Premium channels for three months (HBO, CineMax, Starz, Showtime, Dish Movie Pack)
  • HD included free
  • Local channels included
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$41.99

(844) 892-3822

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DIRECTV

DIRECTV has been rated #1 in customer satisfaction over cable for 17 years running.

DIRECTV provides Television in Gainesville, FL

  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free (46 channels in all) for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR (for qualifying customers)
  • Free professional (standard) installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 410-2386

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3 Cell Phone Providers in Gainesville, FL

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T-Mobile

Stick Together

T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Gainesville, FL

  • Take your WiFi connection with you on the go
  • Stream unlimited video on Netflix, HBO NOW, Hulu, and others.
  • Up to 20GB of your unused 4G LTE data rolls over
T-Mobile cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(855) 411-0428

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Sprint

Moving Forward. Now together with Nextel

Sprint provides Cell Phone service in Gainesville, FL

  • No annual service contract
  • No surprising overage charges
  • 3G/4G nationwide
Sprint cell phone pricing starting at:
$50.00

(855) 881-8203

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AT&T Mobility logo

AT&T Mobility

Bundle with DirecTV for even more savings!

AT&T Mobility provides Cell Phone service in Gainesville, FL

  • Unlimited Data, Talk and Text!
AT&T Mobility cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(844) 402-2497

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All 10 Broadband Service Providers in Gainesville, FL

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Viasat logoViasat25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Florida High Speed Internet logoFlorida High Speed Internet100 Mbps100 MbpsFixed Wireless
100.00%
AT&T U-verse logoAT&T U-verse75 Mbps8 MbpsFiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Television
75.81%
Cox logoCox300 Mbps30 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
65.37%
Gainesville Regional Utilities logoGainesville Regional Utilities1,000 Mbps1,000 MbpsFiber
10.57%
Windstream logoWindstream100 Mbps8 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL and Copper
5.48%
FairPoint Communications logoFairPoint Communications25 Mbps2 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless
0.08%
Access Media 3 logoAccess Media 350 Mbps50 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL and Copper
0.01%

Average Download Speed For Gainesville, FL

92 Mbps

Gainesville, FL's Broadband Profile

89,286 of the residents of Gainesville have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 71.80% of Gainesville is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 35,068 people with NO Internet access in Gainesville, FL.

Internet Speed Facts For Gainesville, FL

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Gainesville, FL is 92 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 300 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 9 Mbps in Gainesville.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Gainesville, FL is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Gainesville is 3 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.

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Average Advertised Speeds in Gainesville, FL
DownUp
Fiber (6)917 Mbps913 Mbps
Cable (4)300 Mbps30 Mbps
DSL (4)10 Mbps1 Mbps
Copper (3)50 Mbps50 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (3)100 Mbps100 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in Gainesville, FL

Alachua County Detention Center Branch
3333 Ne 39th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 491-4540
Alachua County Library District
401 East University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 334-3910
Millhopper Branch Library
3145 Nw 43rd St.
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 334-1272
Tower Road Branch Library
3020 Sw 75th St.
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 333-2840