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Internet Service Providers in Tampa, FL

Tampa, FL has a total of 16 internet providers including  5 Fiber providers, 3 Cable providers, 3 DSL providers, 4 Fixed Wireless providers and 3 Satellite providers.

Broadband Score of 34Underachiever

Things are looking rough in Tampa, FL for broadband service. An Underdog score of 34 was calculated based upon poor coverage, slow download and upload speeds, restrictive package pricing, and less and favorable user testimonials.

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Top 5 Broadband Providers in Tampa, FL

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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 Tampa, 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

Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite in Tampa, 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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Bright House Networks

Bright House Internet (Standard plan or better) gives you access to over 450,000 FREE WiFi HotSpots nationwide, so you can get online wherever you go!

Bright House Networks provides Fiber and Cable in Tampa, FL

  • Experience WIFI Internet anywhere around your home
  • FREE access to thousands of Bright House WiFi HotSpots
  • Free McAfee® AntiVirus and Parental Controls
56.32%Good Coverage
Bright House Networks internet pricing starting at:
N/A

(844) 382-8235

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Frontier

Free Wi-Fi router available with all Internet plans.

Frontier provides Fiber, DSL and Copper in Tampa, FL

  • Fiber to the Home connection available
  • Free Wi-Fi router
  • 3-year price lock with no long term agreement
53.77%Good Coverage
Frontier internet pricing starting at:
$19.99

(855) 410-2209

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CenturyLink

CenturyLink @Ease features Norton backup and security.

CenturyLink provides Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless in Tampa, FL

  • Anti-Virus protection and a PC Health check-up
  • Support multiple devices at once
  • 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee
0.00%Poor Coverage
CenturyLink internet pricing starting at:
$45.00

(844) 643-2564

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2 Television Providers in Tampa, FL

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Dish Network

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

Dish Network provides Television in Tampa, 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 Tampa, 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 Tampa, FL

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T-Mobile

Stick Together

T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Tampa, 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 Tampa, 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

Bundle with DirecTV for even more savings!

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

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

(844) 402-2497

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All 11 Broadband Service Providers in Tampa, FL

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
ViaSat logoViaSat25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Bright House Networks logoBright House Networks150 Mbps10 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
56.32%
Spectrum logoSpectrum150 Mbps10 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
56.32%
Frontier logoFrontier30 Mbps30 MbpsFiber, DSL, Copper and Television
53.77%
Rapid Systems Corporation logoRapid Systems Corporation25 Mbps5 MbpsFixed Wireless
5.40%
Global Capacity logoGlobal Capacity6 Mbps1 MbpsDSL and Copper
3.01%
Hotwire Communications, Ltd. logoHotwire Communications, Ltd.15 Mbps3 MbpsFiber, Cable, Copper and Fixed Wireless
0.01%
CenturyLink logoCenturyLink20 Mbps2 MbpsFiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Television
0.00%
ALTIUS Communications logoALTIUS Communications10 Mbps2 MbpsFixed Wireless
0.00%

Average Download Speed For Tampa, FL

50 Mbps

Tampa, FL's Broadband Profile

24,103,900 of the residents of Tampa have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 99.61% of Tampa is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 94,670 people with NO Internet access in Tampa, FL.

Internet Speed Facts For Tampa, FL

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Tampa, FL is 50 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 150 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 10 Mbps in Tampa.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Tampa, FL is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Tampa 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 Tampa, FL
DownUp
Fiber (5)30 Mbps30 Mbps
Cable (3)150 Mbps10 Mbps
DSL (3)4 Mbps1 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (4)25 Mbps5 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in Tampa, FL

Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative
900 North Ashley Drive
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 273-3660